Knot Theory: Second Edition (Paperback)

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Over the last fifteen years, the face of knot theory has changed due to various new theories and invariants coming from physics, topology, combinatorics and alge-bra. It suffices to mention the great progress in knot homology theory (Khovanov homology and Ozsvath-Szabo Heegaard-Floer homology), the A-polynomial which give rise to strong invariants of knots and 3-manifolds, in particular, many new unknot detectors. New to this Edition is a discussion of Heegaard-Floer homology theory and A-polynomial of classical links, as well as updates throughout the text.

Knot Theory, Second Edition is notable not only for its expert presentation of knot theory's state of the art but also for its accessibility. It is valuable as a profes-sional reference and will serve equally well as a text for a course on knot theory.

About the Author


Vassily Olegovich Manturov is professor of Geometry and Topology at Bauman Moscow State Technical University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367657291
ISBN-10: 0367657295
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: September 30th, 2020
Pages: 560
Language: English