Solving the word problem in the singular braid monoid
Research Report 99-4
To appear in the Gazette of the Australian Mathematics Society
Date: February 1999
Various results of others (Birman, Armand-Ugon and others) showing the
relationship between singular links and singular braids are presented.
The presentations of Baez and Birman for the singular braid monoids
are exhibited, and a solution to the word problem for these monoids
singular braids. singular knots. word problem.
AMS Subject Classification (1991)
Primary: 20M05, 20F36
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