By Kunio Murasugi
This booklet introduces the learn of knots, supplying insights into fresh purposes in DNA examine and graph concept. It units forth primary evidence equivalent to knot diagrams, braid representations, Seifert surfaces, tangles, and Alexander polynomials. It additionally covers more moderen advancements and particular issues, equivalent to chord diagrams and masking areas. the writer avoids complex mathematical terminology and complicated options in algebraic topology and crew thought. a variety of diagrams and workouts support readers comprehend and observe the idea. each one bankruptcy features a complement with attention-grabbing historic and mathematical comments.
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