Knot labelings and knots without labelings

Harris, Susan; Quenell, Gregory
March 1999
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring99, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p51
Academic Journal
Discusses the use of labels in knot diagrams to distinguish knots. Difference of the trefoil and eight-figure knots from the trivial knot; Definitions and claims on knot labelings; Use of the Wirtinger presentation to establish the connection between knot groups and group labelings of knots.


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