Institut für Mathematik


FS 15

Invariants of knots and 3-manifolds

Dozent: Anna Beliakova


Mi 10.15 - 12.00
Raum: Y27H12 Plätze: 28
Mo 13.00 - 14.45
Raum: Y27H12 Plätze: 28


Mi 08.00 - 09.45
Y27H12 Plätze: 28
Exercises Invariants of knots and 3-manifolds

The first lecture takes place on Wednesday 22.02.2017. No lecture on Monday 20.02.2017.
Monday 15.05.2017: no lecture.
Wednesday 17.05.2017: no exercise class. The lecture takes place as usual at 10.15.
The exercise class of Wednesday 31.05.2017 takes place on Friday 02.06.2017 at 10.15 in Y27-H-26.


  1. On Khovanov's categorification of the Jones polynomial, Dror Bar-Natan.
  2. Khovanov's homology for tangles and cobordisms, Dror Bar-Natan.
  3. Knots, Gerhard Burde, Heiner Zieschang.
  4. Frobenius Algebras and 2D Topological Quantum Field Theories, Joachim Kock.
  5. An Introduction to Knot Theory, W.B. Raymond Lickorish.
  6. Knot Theory & Its Applications, Kunio Murasugi.
  7. Knots and Links, Dale Rolfsen.
  8. Lectures on the Topology of 3-Manifolds, Nikolai Saveliev.
Some additional references:
  1. Algebraic Topology, Allen Hatcher.
  2. Topology of Surfaces, L. Christine Kinsey.


Modul: 15.07.2017 10:00-14:00, Raum: Y27J18, Typ: mündlich
Repetition: 29.08.2017 10:00-14:00, Raum: Y27J18, Typ: mündlich

Modul: MAT739 Invariants of knots and 3-manifolds