Vassiliev Invariants

  • Kunio Murasugi
Part of the Modern Birkhäuser Classics book series (MBC)


Towards the end of the 1980s in the midst of the Jones revolution, V.A. Vassiliev introduced a new concept that has had profound significance in the immediate aftermath of the Jones revolution in knot theory [V]. The importance of these so-called Vassiliev invariants lies in that they may be used to study Jones-type invariants more systematically.


Finite Type Polynomial Invariant Jones Polynomial Actuality Table Reidemeister Move 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kunio Murasugi
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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