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Handbook of knot theory. (English) Zbl 1073.57001
Amsterdam: Elsevier (ISBN 0-444-51452-X/hbk). ix, 492 p. (2005).

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This volume is a collection of survey articles by leading experts on a cross- section of present-day knot theory. This Handbook of knot theory contains ten surveys and illustrates that knot theory holds a special place in mathematics. These articles contain a vast range of knowledge. At the end of the book there are an author index and a subject index that help us in reading these articles.
The articles of this volume will be reviewed individually.
Indexed articles:
Adams, Colin, Hyperbolic knots, 1-18 [Zbl 1094.57005]
Birman, Joan S.; Brendle, Tara E., Braids: a survey, 19-103 [Zbl 1094.57006]
Etnyre, John B., Legendrian and transversal knots, 105-185 [Zbl 1095.57006]
Friedmann, Greg, Knot spinning, 187-208 [Zbl 1095.57021]
Hoste, Jim, The enumeration and classification of knots and links, 209-232 [Zbl 1096.57003]
Kauffman, Louis H., Knot diagrammatics, 233-318 [Zbl 1098.57005]
Livingston, Charles, A survey of classical knot concordance, 319-347 [Zbl 1098.57006]
Rudolph, Lee, Knot theory of complex plane curves, 349-427 [Zbl 1097.57012]
Scharlemann, Martin, Thin position in the theory of classical knots, 429-459 [Zbl 1097.57013]
Weeks, Jeff, Computation of hyperbolic structures in knot theory, 461-480 [Zbl 1096.57015]

MSC:
57-00 General reference works (handbooks, dictionaries, bibliographies, etc.) pertaining to manifolds and cell complexes
57-06 Proceedings, conferences, collections, etc. pertaining to manifolds and cell complexes
00B15 Collections of articles of miscellaneous specific interest
57M25 Knots and links in the \(3\)-sphere (MSC2010)
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