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

Received: 3 February 2012; in revised form: 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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Kauffman, L.H. Following Knots down Their Energy Gradients. Symmetry 2012, 4, 276-284.

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Kauffman LH. Following Knots down Their Energy Gradients. Symmetry. 2012; 4(2):276-284.

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Kauffman, Louis H. 2012. "Following Knots down Their Energy Gradients." Symmetry 4, no. 2: 276-284.


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