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Symmetry 2012, 4(2), 276-284; doi:10.3390/sym4020276
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Following Knots down Their Energy Gradients

Math UIC, 851 South Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60607-7045, USA
Received: 3 February 2012 / Revised: 19 March 2012 / Accepted: 18 April 2012 / Published: 27 April 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Symmetry and Beauty of Knots)
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Abstract

This paper details a series of experiments in searching for minimal energy configurations for knots and links using the computer program KnotPlot.
Keywords: knot; link; Simon energy; ropelength; KnotPlot knot; link; Simon energy; ropelength; KnotPlot
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