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Colloquiums (FM & IMI)

The canonical genus for Whitehead doubles of alternating knots [FM]

Hold Date
2010-12-08 16:00~2010-12-08 17:00
Place
Lecture Room S-2, Faculty of Mathematics building, Ito Campus
Object person
 
Speaker
Sang Youl Lee (Pusan National University)

Date:Wednesday, December 8th, 2010
        3:30PM-4:00PM (teatime in the lounge)
        4:00PM-5:00PM (lectures in the  lecture room 2)

summary:
In 2002, J. Tripp conjectured that the minimal crossing number
of a knot coincides with the canonical genus of its Whitehead double.
In this talk, I'd like to give a brief survey for current state of
Tripp's conjecture in my knowledge and then discuss my recent progress
in the conjecture.