A single component algebraic link. Most knots up to 11 crossings are algebraic, but they quickly become outnumbered by nonalgebraic
knots for more crossings (Hoste *et al. *1998).

# Algebraic Knot

## See also

Algebraic Link, Knot, Link## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

## References

Bonahon, F. and Siebermann, L. "The Classification of Algebraic Links." Unpublished manuscript. Hoste, J.; Thistlethwaite, M.; and Weeks, J. "The First Knots."*Math. Intell.*

**20**, 33-48, Fall 1998.

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