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By Christian Kassel

In this well-written presentation, influenced by means of various examples and difficulties, the authors introduce the fundamental idea of braid teams, highlighting numerous definitions that convey their equivalence; this can be via a remedy of the connection among braids, knots and hyperlinks. very important effects then deal with the linearity and orderability of the topic. suitable extra fabric is incorporated in 5 huge appendices.

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