Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics

Signed permutations and the braid group

Michael P. Allocca, Steven T. Dougherty, and Jennifer F. Vasquez

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We make a connection between the braid group and signed permutations. Using this link, we describe a commutative diagram which contains the fundamental sequence for the braid group.

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Rocky Mountain J. Math., Volume 47, Number 2 (2017), 391-402.

First available in Project Euclid: 18 April 2017

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Primary: 20B30: Symmetric groups 20F36: Braid groups; Artin groups

Braid group signed permutation symmetric group


Allocca, Michael P.; Dougherty, Steven T.; Vasquez, Jennifer F. Signed permutations and the braid group. Rocky Mountain J. Math. 47 (2017), no. 2, 391--402. doi:10.1216/RMJ-2017-47-2-391.

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