• Conway, Knots and Groups

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      Knots, groups, knot diagram, Conway polynomial, tangles, slice, monstrous moonshine.

    • Abstract

       

      John Conway was one of the most versatile mathematiciansin modern times, who made important contributions to severalareas of mathematics. In this article, we highlight hiscontributions to two areas—knot theory and group theory.

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      Siddhartha Gadgil1

      1. Department of Mathematics Indian Institute of Science Bangalore 560 012, India.
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