By Inga Johnson,Allison K. Henrich

ISBN-10: 0486804631

ISBN-13: 9780486804637

This well-written and interesting quantity, meant for undergraduates, introduces knot idea, a space of transforming into curiosity in modern arithmetic. The hands-on process positive aspects many workouts to be accomplished via readers. necessities are just a easy familiarity with linear algebra and a willingness to discover the topic in a hands-on manner.
The starting bankruptcy bargains actions that discover the area of knots and hyperlinks — together with video games with knots — and invitations the reader to generate their very own questions in knot concept. next chapters advisor the reader to find the formal definition of a knot, households of knots and hyperlinks, and diverse knot notations. Additional themes comprise combinatorial knot invariants, knot polynomials, unknotting operations, and digital knots.

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