Title: Knot Theory
Speaker: Paul Ellis, Rutgers University
Date: July 20, 2004 1 - 2 pm
Location: CoRE Bldg, CoRE A, Room 301, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
So the idea in Knot theory is to find invariants. This lets us prove that 2 distinct knot are, in fact, distinct. The hard part is to prove that an object is a knot invariant. I will discuss 1) Combinatorial invariant and 2) Algebraic invariants of knots.