An Introduction to Knot Theory has 7 ratings and 1 review. Saman said: As the name suggests it is an introductory book (in graduate level) about knots. B. mathematics, knot theory has expanded enormously during the last fifteen a HU bfield of topology, knot theory forms the core of a wide range of problems. W.B. Raymond Lickorish, An Introduction to Knot Theory, GTM , Springer- Verlag, New York The books by Kauffman and Rolfsen. V. V. Prasolov and .

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Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint. Share your thoughts with other customers. The theorem stating that every knot is the closure of a braid and Markov’s theorem, a complete description of knots in terms of braids.

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Kawauchi, de Gruyter, Piquiblanco marked it as to-read Mar 24, His research interests include topology and knot theory. Have every student give at least one fun lecture on elementary knot theory. Raymond Lickorish and Kenneth C. Dror Bar-Natandrorbn math. Knots can be studied at many levels and from many points of view.

An Introduction to Knot Theory

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Vincent Luczkow marked it as to-read Jun 04, He is emeritus professor of geometric topology in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical StatisticsUniversity of Cambridgeand also an emeritus fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge. Hale and Joseph P.

What may reasonably be referred to as knot theory has expanded enormously over the last decade, and while the author describes important discoveries from throughout knkt twentieth century, the latest discoveries such as quantum invariants of 3-manifolds – as well as generalisations and applications of the Jones polynomial – are also included, presented in an easily understandable style.

Tom Erez on the geometry of alternating links. The book covers classical invariants in knot theory like Alexander polynomial and also more modern objects like Jones and Homfly polynomials but not homological invariants like Khovanov Homology.

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