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Homotopic but not Isotopic Families of Links

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A link is a collection of disjoint, smoothly embedded circles in $\mathbb{R}^3$. We might think of this object as a chain of knots in physical space. We will consider an arbitrary $n$-component link $L$, and ask the question of whether or not there exists a corresponding infinite family for this $L$, say $\{L_i\}$, satisfying the following three properties:
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Holley, Lydia Jane (author)
Parsley, Jason (committee chair)
Parsley, Jason (committee member)
Moore, William (committee member)
Robinson, Stephen (committee member)
date
2020-05-29T08:36:14Z (accessioned)
2020-05-29T08:36:14Z (available)
2020 (issued)
degree
Mathematics and Statistics (discipline)
identifier
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/96867 (uri)
language
en (iso)
publisher
Wake Forest University
title
Homotopic but not Isotopic Families of Links
type
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