Springer Verlag Books
Books editi da Springer Verlag con argomento Braid Theory
edizioni Springer Verlag collana Springer Verlag (Hardcover), 2008
In this well-written presentation, motivated by numerous examples and problems, the authors introduce the basic theory of braid groups, highlighting several definitions that show their equivalence; this is followed by a treatment of the relationship between braids, knots and links. Important results then treat the...
Braids and Self-Distributivity
edizioni Springer Verlag collana (Hardcover), 2000
This is the award-winning monograph of the Sunyer i Balaguer Prize 1999. The book presents recently discovered connections between Artin's braid groups and left self-distributive systems, which are sets equipped with a binary operation satisfying the identity x(yz) = (xy)(xz). Although not a comprehensive course, the...