Alternating knots with large boundary slope diameter

Masaharu Ishikawa, Thomas W. Mattman, Kazuya Namiki, Koya Shimokawa

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


We show that, for an alternating knot, the ratio of the diameter of the set of boundary slopes to the crossing number can be arbitrarily large.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContemporary Mathematics
PublisherAmerican Mathematical Society
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameContemporary Mathematics
ISSN (Print)0271-4132
ISSN (Electronic)1098-3627

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics


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