a1 Section de Mathématiques, Université de Genève, 2–4 rue du Lièvre, 1211 Genève 24, Switzerland (email@example.com)
We give a closed formula for the Conway function of a splice in terms of the Conway function of its splice components. As corollaries, we refine and generalize results of Seifert, Torres and Sumners-Woods.
AMS 2000 Mathematics subject classification: Primary 57M25
(Received July 08 2004)