Braid and Knot Theory

Series: 
Geometry Topology Student Seminar
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 005
,  
Georgia Tech
Organizer: 
Braid and knot theory in 3-dimensional Euclidean space are related by classical theorems of Alexander and Markov. We will talk about closed braids in higher dimensions, and generalizations of Alexander's theorem.