By Kunio Murasugi

This ebook introduces the examine of knots, supplying insights into contemporary functions in DNA study and graph concept. It units forth primary proof similar to knot diagrams, braid representations, Seifert surfaces, tangles, and Alexander polynomials. It additionally covers newer advancements and precise subject matters, equivalent to chord diagrams and masking areas. the writer avoids complex mathematical terminology and complex ideas in algebraic topology and staff thought. a number of diagrams and workouts aid readers comprehend and observe the idea. every one bankruptcy features a complement with fascinating old and mathematical comments.

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