3-Manifold Seminar: Knotoid Invariants

Seminar | October 3 | 11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

 Larsen Linov, UC Berkeley

 Department of Mathematics

Knotoid diagrams are, essentially, knot diagrams with endpoints. Considered up to the Reidemeister moves, they form a theory that extends classical knot theory. We will discuss the constructions of several knotoid invariants and the information they provide.