Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2016

     

MATH 304 001 (CRN: 20999)

ELEMENTS OF KNOT THEORY

Long Title: ELEMENTS OF KNOT THEORY
Department: Mathematics
Instructor: Harvey, Shelly L.
Meeting: 10:00AM - 10:50AM MWF HBH 453 (11-JAN-2016 - 22-APR-2016) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 49
Section Enrolled: 13
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 28-JUN-2022 4:24AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
27-APR-2016  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W TBA TBA
 
Description: Introduction to the mathematical theory of knots. Techniques to distinguish knots from one another, Reidemeister moves, mod-p colorings, knot determinants, knot polynomials, Seifert surfaces, Euler characteristic, knot groups, and untying knots in four dimensions. We will also discuss open problems in knot theory. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 221 OR MATH 354 OR MATH 355.