By V. A. Vassiliev (auth.), John M. Bryden (eds.)

This quantity is the convention court cases of the NATO ARW in the course of August 2001 at Kananaskis Village, Canada on "New concepts in Topological Quantum box Theory". This convention introduced jointly experts from a few assorted fields all on the topic of Topological Quantum box conception. The subject matter of this convention was once to aim to discover new tools in quantum topology from the interplay with experts in those different fields.

The featured articles comprise papers through V. Vassiliev on combinatorial formulation for cohomology of areas of Knots, the computation of Ohtsuki sequence via N. Jacoby and R. Lawrence, and a paper through M. Asaeda and J. Przytycki at the torsion conjecture for Khovanov homology via Shumakovitch. furthermore, there are articles on extra classical issues concerning manifolds and braid teams by way of such renowned authors as D. Rolfsen, H. Zieschang and F. Cohen.

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3. Hochschild complexes Let O = n≥0 O(n) be a graded linear operad equipped with a morphism Π : ASSOC → O from the operad ASSOC. This morphism defines the element m = Π(m2 ) ∈ O(2), where the element m2 = x1 x2 ∈ ASSOC(2) is the operation of multiplication. Note that the elements m2 , m are odd with respect to the new grading | . | (|m| = |m2 | = 1) and [m, m] = [Π(m2 ), Π(m2 )] = 2Π(m2 ◦ m2 ) = 0. Tourtchine for x ∈ O. We will call the complex (O, ∂) Hochschild complex for the operad O. Actually a better name would be Hochschild complex of the morphism Π : ASSOC → O since this complex is in fact the deformation complex of the morphism Π, see [39].

11) corresponding to partitions non-containing singletons will be called the normalized Hochschild orm complexes and denoted by (POISS N (d−1) , ∂). The normalized Hochschild complexes orm (E0 , ∂) for the operads BV (d−1) , d being even, will be denoted also by (BV N (d−1) , ∂). 6. The first term of the main spectral sequence (for even d and for any commutative ring k of coefficients) is isomorphic to the Hochschild homology (with inversed grading) of the Batalin-Vilkovisky operad BV (d−1) . 7. (due to M.

22. 21) can be made more precise: ∂t∗β A + (xtβ− − xtβ+ ) ∧ A = A|xt∗ =xtβ− ∧xt∗ β β+ −xt∗ ∧xtβ+ −[xtβ− ,xtβ+ ] . 14) analogously to the case of odd d. 24. ∂A = α∈α   + A|xt∗ =xtβ− ∧xt∗ β∈β β β+ A|xtα =xtα− ∧xtα+ +   −xt∗ ∧xtβ+ −[xtβ− ,xtβ+ ]  β− − (xt− − xt+ ) ∧ A. 25) The constructed complex is isomorphic to the normalized Hochschild complex of the Batalin-Vilkovisky algebras operad. 5]. (∗) (∗) (∗) A product of brackets on generators xt(∗) , xt(∗) , . . , xt(∗) , with t1 < t2 < · · · < tn , 1 2 n via this isomorphism is mapped to the same (up to a sign) product of brackets, where the generators xti without star are replaced by the generators xi , the generators xt∗i containing a star are replaced by δ(xi ).

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