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Knots

  • Seiichi KamadaEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Springer Monographs in Mathematics book series (SMM)

Abstract

A knot is a submanifold of \({\mathbb R}^3\) that is homeomorphic to a circle. A link with \(\mu \) components means a union \(L=K_1\cup \cdots \cup K_\mu \) of mutually disjoint \(\mu \) knots \(K_1, \dots , K_\mu \). Each knot \(K_i\) is called a component of the link.

Keywords

Jones Polynomial Regular Neighborhood Reidemeister Move Alexander Polynomial Seifert Surface 
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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of ScienceOsaka City UniversityOsakaJapan

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