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CDBooK: Introduction to Vassiliev Knot invariants

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CDBooK: Introduction to Vassiliev Knot invariants
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Publisher: Ohio State Universit
Number of pages: 460

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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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