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Piquiblanco marked it as to-read Mar 24, Page – S. William Bernard Raymond Lickorish born 19 February is a mathematician.

His research interests include topology and knot theory. D from Cambridge in ; his thesis was written under the supervision of Christopher Zeeman. Olds Peter D.

## An Introduction To Knot Theory

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Skeins and quantum SU N invariants of 3-manifolds, Math. Readers are assumed to have knowledge of the basic ideas of the fundamental group and simple homology theory, although explanations throughout the text are numerous and well-done.

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Raymond Lickorish No preview available – Thanks for telling us about the problem. Knot theory is a very important part of low dimensional topology and the study of 3 manifolds And recently in some areas of theoretical physics. The Reidemeister Torsion of 3-manifolds Liviu I. As the name suggests it is an introductory book in graduate level about knots. Written by an internationally known expert in the field, this volume will appeal to graduate students, mathematicians, and physicists with a mathematical background who wish to gain new tto in this area.

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### An Introduction To Knot Theory by Lickorish, W B Raymond

An Introduction to Knot Theory W. Each This volume is an introduction to mathematical knot theory – the theory of knots and links of simple closed curves in three-dimensional space. Here, however, knot theory is considered as part of geometric topology. Three distinct techniques are employed: Rosen Don Zagier Carolyn S. We are interested to know if two different knots are isotopic or not notion of equivalencyand also we are interested in topological aspects of knots, We solve such problems mostly using invariants.

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## An Introduction to Knot Theory

An Introduction to Knot Theory W. The study of knots can be given some motivation in terms of applications in molecular biology or by reference to paral lels in equilibrium statistical mechanics or quantum field theory.

Erik De Laet marked it as to-read May 10, This account is an introduction to mathematical knot theory, the theory of knots and links of simple closed curves in three-dimensional space. Illustrations note 6 Tables, black and white; X, p.

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