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Knots can be studied at many levels thepry from many points of view. The study of knots can be given some motivation in terms of applications in molecular biology or by reference to paral lels in equilibrium statistical mechanics or quantum field theory.
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An Introduction To Knot Theory
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. What may reasonably be referred to as knot theory lickkorish expanded enormously over the last decade and, while the author describes important discoveries throughout the 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 intelligible style.
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Lickorish An Introduction to Knot Theory “This essential introduction to vital areas of mathematics with connections to physics, while intended for graduate students, should fall within the ken of motivated upper-division undergraduates.
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Nitin CR added it Aug 31, Written by an internationally known expert in the field, this volume will appeal to graduate students, mathematicians, and physicists with a mathematical background who wish to gain new insights in this area. Want to Read saving…. 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.
Looking for beautiful books? The aim will be to find invariants that distinguish knots, to investigate geometric properties of knots and to see something of the way they interact with more adventurous three-dimensional topology. Lickorish in Berkeley in Cyclic Branched Covers and the Goeritz Matrix. Here, however, knot theory is considered as part of geometric topology. Abhyankar Neil J.
An Introduction to Knot Theory
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Readers are assumed to have knowledge of the basic ideas of the fundamental group and simple homology theory, although explanations throughout the text are plentiful and well done. Table of contents 1. Borwein and Peter B. Bruck Cornelius Lanczos Philip J.