# Symmetries of spatial graphs and Simon invariants

@article{Nikkuni2007SymmetriesOS, title={Symmetries of spatial graphs and Simon invariants}, author={Ryo Nikkuni and Kouki Taniyama}, journal={arXiv: Geometric Topology}, year={2007} }

An ordered and oriented 2-component link L in the 3-sphere is said to be achiral if it is ambient isotopic to its mirror image ignoring the orientation and ordering of the components. Kirk-Livingston showed that if L is achiral then the linking number of L is not congruent to 2 modulo 4. In this paper we study orientation-preserving or reversing symmetries of 2-component links, spatial complete graphs on 5 vertices and spatial complete bipartite graphs on 3+3 vertices in detail, and determine… Expand

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