Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2019

     

MATH 304 001 (CRN: 25740)

ELEMENTS OF KNOT THEORY

Long Title: ELEMENTS OF KNOT THEORY
Department: Mathematics
Instructor: Miller, Allison
Meeting: 2:00PM - 2:50PM MWF HBH 453 (7-JAN-2019 - 19-APR-2019) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: MATH 221 OR MATH 354 OR MATH 355
Section Max Enrollment: 49
Section Enrolled: 13
Enrollment data as of: 3-APR-2020 1:23PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
27-APR-2019  
2:00PM - 5:00PM S 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.
 
Course URL: http://math.rice.edu