The distribution of Alexander polynomials of knots confined to a thin layer

J.P.J. Michels, F.W. Wiegel

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Numerical hammagraphy is used to determine the statistical distribution of knots which are confined to a thin layer. The statistics used are based on more than 2*106 knots. Among various striking features is a marked regularity in the occurrence of the prime knots.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)2393-2398
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of physics A: mathematical and general
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 1990


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