CDBooK: Introduction to Vassiliev Knot invariants
by S.Chmutov, S.Duzhin, J.Mostovoy
Publisher: Ohio State Universit 2009
Number of pages: 460
This text provides an introduction to the theory of finite type (Vassiliev) knot invariants, with a stress on its combinatorial aspects. It is intended for readers with no or little background in this area, and we care more about a clear explanation of the basic notions and constructions than about widening the exposition to more recent and more advanced material.
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