Logo

Combinatorial Knot Theory by Louis H. Kauffman

Small book cover: Combinatorial Knot Theory

Combinatorial Knot Theory
by

Publisher: University of Illinois at Chicago
Number of pages: 159

Description:
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.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(3.6MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Knot Invariants and Higher Representation TheoryKnot Invariants and Higher Representation Theory
by - arXiv
We construct knot invariants categorifying the quantum knot variants for all representations of quantum groups. We show that these invariants coincide with previous invariants defined by Khovanov for sl_2 and sl_3 and by Mazorchuk-Stroppel...
(3808 views)
Book cover: Lectures on the Geometry of ManifoldsLectures on the Geometry of Manifolds
by - World Scientific Publishing Company
An introduction to the most frequently used techniques in modern global geometry. Suited to the beginning graduate student, the necessary prerequisite is a good knowledge of several variables calculus, linear algebra and point-set topology.
(8433 views)
Book cover: The Geometry and Topology of Braid GroupsThe Geometry and Topology of Braid Groups
by - University of Michigan
Contents: Five definitions of the braid group; The topology of Fn(C); The integral cohomology of the pure braid group; Generalizations of PBn and their cohomology; Transfer and twisted coefficients; Stability in the cohomology of braid groups; etc.
(1068 views)
Book cover: Algebraic L-theory and Topological ManifoldsAlgebraic L-theory and Topological Manifolds
by - Cambridge University Press
Assuming no previous acquaintance with surgery theory and justifying all the algebraic concepts used by their relevance to topology, Dr Ranicki explains the applications of quadratic forms to the classification of topological manifolds.
(5710 views)