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  • VIRTUAL KNOTSby Vassily Olegovich Manturov; Denis Petrovich Ilyutko

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 218.00

    The book is the first systematic research completely devoted to a comprehensive study of virtual knots and classical knots as its integral part. The book is self-contained and contains up-to-date exposition of the key aspects of virtual (and classical) knot theory.Virtual knots were discovered by Louis Kauffman in 1996. When virtual knot theory arose,... more...

  • Knot Theoryby Vassily Manturov

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 129.95

    Since discovery of the Jones polynomial, knot theory has enjoyed a virtual explosion of important results and now plays a significant role in modern mathematics. In a unique presentation with contents not found in any other monograph, Knot Theory describes, with full proofs, the main concepts and the latest investigations in the field. The book is... more...

  • The Shape of Spaceby Jeffrey R. Weeks

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 39.95

    Maintaining the standard of excellence set by the previous edition, this textbook covers the basic geometry of two- and three-dimensional spaces Written by a master expositor, leading researcher in the field, and MacArthur Fellow, it includes experiments to determine the true shape of the universe and contains illustrated examples and engaging exercises... more...

  • Handbook of Knot Theoryby William Menasco; Morwen Thistlethwaite

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 185.00

    This book is a survey of current topics in the mathematical theory of knots. For a mathematician, a knot is a closed loop in 3-dimensional space: imagine knotting an extension cord and then closing it up by inserting its plug into its outlet. Knot theory is of central importance in pure and applied mathematics, as it stands at a crossroads of topology,... more...

  • Knotsby Gerhard Burde; Heiner Zieschang

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 147.00

    This book is an introduction to classical knot theory. Topics covered include: different constructions of knots, knot diagrams, knot groups, fibred knots, characterisation of torus knots, prime decomposition of knots, cyclic coverings and Alexander polynomials and modules together with the free differential calculus, braids, branched coverings and... more...

  • Braid Groupsby Christian Kassel

    Springer 2008; US$ 64.95

    In this well-written presentation, motivated by numerous examples and problems, the authors introduce the basic theory of braid groups, highlighting several definitions that show their equivalence; this is followed by a treatment of the relationship between braids, knots and links. Important results then treat the linearity and orderability of the... more...

  • The Mathematical Theory of Knots and Braidsby S. Moran

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 240.00

    This book is an introduction to the theory of knots via the theory of braids, which attempts to be complete in a number of ways. Some knowledge of Topology is assumed. Necessary Group Theory and further necessary Topology are given in the book. The exposition is intended to enable an interested reader to learn the basics of the subject. Emphasis is... more...

  • The Mathematics of Knotsby Markus Banagl; Denis Vogel

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    The present volume grew out of the Heidelberg Knot Theory Semester, organized by the editors in winter 2008/09 at Heidelberg University. The contributed papers bring the reader up to date on the currently most actively pursued areas of mathematical knot theory and its applications in mathematical physics and cell biology. Both original research and... more...

  • Knotsby Gerhard Burde; Heiner Zieschang; Michael Heusener

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This 3. edition is an introduction to classical knot theory. It contains many figures and some tables of invariants of knots. This comprehensive account is an indispensable reference source for anyone interested in both classical and modern knot theory. Most of the topics considered in the book are developed in detail; only the main properties of fundamental... more...

  • Braid Group, Knot Theory and Statistical Mechanicsby C.N. Yang; M.L. Ge

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1991; US$ 179.00

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