Braids and Braid Groups

Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 247)

In this chapter we discuss the basics of the theory of braids and braid groups.


Configuration Space Braid Group Group Homomorphism Mapping Class Group Isotopy Class 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut de Recherche Mathématique Avancée, CNRS et Université Louis PasteurStrasbourgFrance
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsIndiana University BloomingtonBloomingtonUSA

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