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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

MATH148 PZ - Knot Theory

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Staff (Pitzer)

Offered: Alternate years

Description: An introduction to theory of knots and links from combinatorial, algebraic, and geometric perspectives. Topics will include knot diagrams, p-colorings, Alexander, Jones, and HOMFLY polynomials, Seifert surfaces, genus, Seifert matrices, the fundamental group, representations of knot groups, covering spaces, surgery on knots, and important families of knots.

Prerequisite(s): MATH073 HM