A new look at knot polynomials. Baltimore, MD - January, 1992. Videotape (NTSC; 1/2” VHS). (English) Zbl 0821.57001

AMS-MAA Joint Lecture Series. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society (AMS). (1992).
This is a videotaped lecture given by Joan S. Birman presenting an excellent introduction to the theory of knots. Starting with the basic definition of a knot it moves up to the latest developments involving Vassiliev invariants.


57-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to manifolds and cell complexes
57M25 Knots and links in the \(3\)-sphere (MSC2010)