Self-Repelling Knots and Local Energy Minima
This paper discusses properties of simulations of electrically self-repelling knots. In particular, we give an example of two configurations of the Kinoshita-Terasaka knot (of Alexander polynomial one) that appear to be distinct local energy minima for both the electrical simulation and for the Simon energy.
KeywordsSimulated Annealing Electrical Force Local Energy Minimum Alexander Polynomial Electrical Simulation
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