By Inga Johnson,Allison K. Henrich
This well-written and fascinating quantity, meant for undergraduates, introduces knot conception, a space of becoming curiosity in modern arithmetic. The hands-on strategy positive aspects many routines to be accomplished through readers. necessities are just a simple familiarity with linear algebra and a willingness to discover the topic in a hands-on manner.
The starting bankruptcy deals 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 thought. next chapters consultant the reader to find the formal definition of a knot, households of knots and hyperlinks, and numerous knot notations. Additional subject matters comprise combinatorial knot invariants, knot polynomials, unknotting operations, and digital knots.
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An Interactive Introduction to Knot Theory (Aurora: Dover Modern Math Originals) by Inga Johnson,Allison K. Henrich