We prove that Wada's twisted Alexander polynomial of a knot group associated to any nonabelian SL (2, F)-representation is a polynomial. As a corollary, we show that it is always a monic polynomial of degree 4g - 2 for a fibered knot of genus g.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Annali della Scuola Normale - Classe di Scienze|
|Publication status||Published - 2005 Dec 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Theoretical Computer Science
- Mathematics (miscellaneous)