Title

A conjecture of Kauffman on amphicheiral alternating knots

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-1996

Abstract

We give a counterexample to the following conjecture of Kauffman [2]: Conjecture Let K be an amphicheiral alternating knot. Then there exists a reduced alternating knot-diagram D of K, such that G(D) is isomorphic to G*(D), where G(D) is a checkerboard-graph of D and G* (D) its dual.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications

First Page

629

Last Page

635

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