Knot theory is dealing with embedding of curves in manifolds of dimension 3. A knot is a single circle embedded in the affine space of dimension 3 as a smooth curve not crossing itself. Many knot invariants are known and can be used to distinguish knots.
Stats
created |
6 years ago |
viewed |
26 times |
editors |
0 |
Top Answerers
more »Recent Hot Answers
Are there any very hard unknots?What is the knot associated to a prime?
What part is left unsolved in the Unknotting problem? (after results of Bar-Natan, Khovanov, Kronheimer and Mrowka)
Tying knots with reflecting lightrays
What part is left unsolved in the Unknotting problem? (after results of Bar-Natan, Khovanov, Kronheimer and Mrowka)
more »
Related Tags
gt.geometric-topology × 194
reference-request × 53
qa.quantum-algebra × 41
3-manifolds × 37
quantum-topology × 26
gn.general-topology × 24
braid-groups × 22
quantum-groups × 12
khovanov-homology × 12
stick-knots × 12
gr.group-theory × 11
hyperbolic-geometry × 11
2-knots × 11
4-manifolds × 10
graph-theory × 9
surgery-theory × 9
virtual-knots × 8
geometry × 7
more related tags