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Braids [electronic resource] : introductory lectures on braids, configurations and their applications / editors, A. Jon Berrick ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Berrick, A. J. (A. Jon) | National University of Singapore. Institute for Mathematical Sciences.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Lecture notes series (National University of Singapore. Institute for Mathematical Sciences): v. 19.Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, c2010Description: 1 online resource (x, 403 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9789814291415 (electronic bk.); 9814291412 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Braid theory | Representations of groups | Algebraic topology | MATHEMATICS -- Geometry -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Braids.DDC classification: 516 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Tutorial on the braid groups / Dale Rolfsen -- Simplicial objects and homotopy groups / Jie Wu -- Introduction to configuration spaces and their applications / Frederick R. Cohen -- Configuration spaces, braids, and robotics / Robert Ghrist -- Braids and magnetic fields / Mitchell A. Berger -- Braid group cryptography / David Garber.
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Tutorial on the braid groups / Dale Rolfsen -- Simplicial objects and homotopy groups / Jie Wu -- Introduction to configuration spaces and their applications / Frederick R. Cohen -- Configuration spaces, braids, and robotics / Robert Ghrist -- Braids and magnetic fields / Mitchell A. Berger -- Braid group cryptography / David Garber.

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