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On \(C\)-distance of knots. (English) Zbl 0846.57007
Summary: We define a distance on knots in terms of surfaces in \(S^3\). This distance is related to the genera of knots, unknotting numbers and surfaces in 4-space spanning the knots.

MSC:
57M25 Knots and links in the \(3\)-sphere (MSC2010)
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