By Kunio Murasugi

This e-book introduces the learn of knots, offering insights into fresh functions in DNA study and graph concept. It units forth primary proof akin to knot diagrams, braid representations, Seifert surfaces, tangles, and Alexander polynomials. It additionally covers more moderen advancements and distinct issues, akin to chord diagrams and masking areas. the writer avoids complex mathematical terminology and complicated concepts in algebraic topology and team conception. a number of diagrams and routines aid readers comprehend and observe the speculation. each one bankruptcy encompasses a complement with fascinating old and mathematical comments.

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