SimCenter and Department of Mathematics Colloquium Friday, February 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM (join here) Virtual Knot Theory Louis H. Kauffman (Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science – University of Illinois at Chicago) Abstract: Classical knot theory is the study of embeddings of the circle (knots) and of collections of circles (links) into three dimensional space (usually R^3 or S^3 — Euclidean three space or the three dimensional…