A 1-variable Knot Polynomial denoted or .
is the Bracket Polynomial and is the Writhe of . This Polynomial is invariant
under Ambient Isotopy, and relates Mirror Images by
It is identical to the Jones Polynomial with the change of variable
The Polynomial of the Mirror Image is the same as for but with replaced by .
Kauffman, L. H. Knots and Physics. Singapore: World Scientific, p. 33, 1991.
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