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An Index of a Graph with Applications to Knot Theory

An Index of a Graph with Applications to Knot Theory (Paperback)

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This book presents a remarkable application of graph theory to knot theory. In knot theory, there are a number of easily defined geometric invariants that are extremely difficult to compute; the braid index of a knot or link is one example. The authors evaluate the braid index for many knots and links using the generalized Jones polynomial and the index of a graph, a new invariant introduced here. This invariant, which is determined algorithmically, is likely to be of particular interest to computer scientists.

Science & MathematicsMathematicsCombinatorics & graph theoryScience & MathematicsMathematicsTopology Publisher: American Mathematical Society Publication Date: 15/12/1993 ISBN-13: 9780821825709  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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