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Required reading. Sections 2 and 3 of my paper On the Vassiliev Knot Invariants.
Let be the multiplication operator by the chord diagram , and let be the adjoint of multiplication by on , where is the obvious dual of in . Let be defined by
The following assertions can be verified:
To be handed in. Verify assertions 4, 5, 7 and 11 above.
Recommended for extra practice. Verify all the other assertions above.
Idea for a good deed. Prepare a beautiful TEX writeup (including the motivation and all the details) of the solution of this assignment for publication on the web. For all I know this information in this form is not available elsewhere.