On the homology of finite abelian coverings of links
J.A. Hillman and M. Sakuma
Research Report 95-35
31 October 1995
Let A be a finite abelian group and M be a branched cover of
an homology 3-sphere, branched over a link L, with covering group A.
We show that H_1(M;Z[1/|A|]) is determined as a Z[1/|A|][A]-module by
the Alexander ideals of L and certain ideal class invariants.
Alexander ideal. branched covering. Dedekind domain. knot. link.
AMS Subject Classification (1991)
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