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Fall 2021 Mathematics GU4052 section 001 INTRODUCTION TO KNOT THEORY INTRODUCTION TO KNOT THEO | |

Call Number | 10768 |

Day & Time Location |
MW 1:10pm-2:25pm 307 Mathematics Building |

Points | 3 |

Grading Mode | Standard |

Approvals Required | None |

Instructor | Kyle A Hayden |

Type | LECTURE |

Method of Instruction | In-Person |

Course Description | Prerequisites: MATH GU4051 Topology and / or MATH GU4061 Introduction To Modern Analysis I (or equivalents). Recommended (can be taken concurrently): MATH UN2010 linear algebra, or equivalent. The study of algebraic and geometric properties of knots in R^3, including but not limited to knot projections and Reidemeisters theorm, Seifert surfaces, braids, tangles, knot polynomials, fundamental group of knot complements. Depending on time and student interest, we will discuss more advanced topics like knot concordance, relationship to 3-manifold topology, other algebraic knot invariants. |

Web Site | Vergil |

Department | Mathematics |

Enrollment | 11 students (19 max) as of 9:06PM Friday, November 26, 2021 |

Subject | Mathematics |

Number | GU4052 |

Section | 001 |

Division | Interfaculty |

Campus | Morningside |

Section key | 20213MATH4052W001 |

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