Algebraic Knot

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).

See also

Algebraic Link, Knot, Link

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Bonahon, F. and Siebermann, L. "The Classification of Algebraic Links." Unpublished manuscript. Hoste, J.; Thistlethwaite, M.; and Weeks, J. "The First 1701936 Knots." Math. Intell. 20, 33-48, Fall 1998.

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Algebraic Knot

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