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Authors: S. Chmutov, S. Duzhin and J. Mostovoy
Title: Introduction to Vassiliev knot invariants
Additional book information: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2012, xvi+504 pp., ISBN 978-1-107-02083-2, US $70.00., hardcover

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Dror Bar-Natan
Affiliation: University of Toronto, Canada
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 50 (2013), 685-690
MSC (2010): Primary 57M25
Published electronically: April 17, 2013
Additional Notes: Picture credits: Rope from “The Project Gutenberg eBook, Knots, Splices and Rope Work, by A. Hyatt Verrill”, \url{}. Plane from NASA, \url{}.
\TeX at \url{}. This review was written while I was a guest at the Newton Institute, in Cambridge, UK. I wish to thank N. Bar-Natan, I. Halacheva, and P. Lee for comments and suggestions.
Review copyright: © Copyright 2013 by the author under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License
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