Interesting Esoterica

Straight knots

Article by Nicholas Owad
  • Published in 2018
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We introduce a new invariant, the straight number of a knot. We give some relations to crossing number and petal number. Then we discuss the methods we used to compute the straight numbers for all the knots in the standard knot table and present some interesting questions and the full table.

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@article{Straightknots,
	title = {Straight knots},
	abstract = {We introduce a new invariant, the straight number of a knot. We give some
relations to crossing number and petal number. Then we discuss the methods we
used to compute the straight numbers for all the knots in the standard knot
table and present some interesting questions and the full table.},
	url = {http://arxiv.org/abs/1801.10428v1 http://arxiv.org/pdf/1801.10428v1},
	year = 2018,
	author = {Nicholas Owad},
	comment = {},
	urldate = {2018-02-01},
	archivePrefix = {arXiv},
	eprint = {1801.10428},
	primaryClass = {math.GT},
	collections = {Attention-grabbing titles,Easily explained}
}