Jan 28, 2022  
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MATH 4060 - Applied Knot Theory


3 Credit Hours

Introduction to Knot Theory and its applications. Topics include: Seifert surface, genus, linking number, Kauffman bracket polynomial, Jones polynomial, tangles, braids, knotoids, entanglement of open curves in 3-space, entanglement in systems employing Periodic Boundary Conditions, entanglement of random walks, applications to DNA supercoiling, DNA recombination, entanglement in polymer melts and solutions.Prerequisites: MATH 2030   or MATH 3000   with a minimum grade of C, or department head approval.



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