## MT 883: Introduction to Knot Theory

### Fall 2015

**Time/Location:** MW 1:00-2:15, Maloney 560 (stay tuned for cancelations and Friday make-up classes)

**Professor:** Josh Greene

**Office:** Maloney 527

**References**

There are several excellent texts on knot theory. We will draw primarily from the following sources:

• G. Burde and H. Zieschang, Knots, Walter de Gruyter, 2nd ed. (2003).

• P. Cromwell, Knots and Links, Cambridge University Press (2004).

• R.H. Crowell and R.H. Fox, Introduction to Knot Theory, Springer GTM 57 (1977).

• W.B. Raymond Lickorish, An Introduction to Knot Theory, Springer GTM 175 (1995).

• D. Rolfsen, Knots and Links, AMS Chelsea (1990).

• N. Saveliev, Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds, Walter de Gruyter (1999).

More specific references to these books and research articles appear in the Class Summaries.

**Class Summaries**

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**Problem Sets**

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Problem Set 8