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Combinatorial Knot Theory by Louis H. Kauffman

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Combinatorial Knot Theory
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Publisher: University of Illinois at Chicago
Number of pages: 159

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This book is an introduction to knot theory and to Witten's approach to knot theory via his functional integral. Contents: Topics in combinatorial knot theory; State Models and State Summations; Vassiliev Invariants and Witten's Functional Integral.

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