An oriented link is a link for which each connected component has been given an orientation. As oriented links are equivalent, if there is an orientation preserving homeomorphism of three-space which sends one link to the other, assignments of different orientations to the different components of a link will often result in inequivalent oriented links.

# Oriented Link

## See also

Link, Oriented Knot
*This entry contributed by Rasmus
Hedegaard*

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## References

Cerf, C. "Atlas of Oriented Knots and Links."*Topology Atlas Invited Contributions*

**3**, No. 2, 1-32, 1998. http://at.yorku.ca/t/a/i/c/31.htm.

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Hedegaard, Rasmus. "Oriented Link." From *MathWorld*--A Wolfram Web Resource, created by Eric
W. Weisstein. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/OrientedLink.html