02-376 O. Gonzalez, R. de la Llave
Existence of ideal knots (292K, PS) Sep 12, 02
Abstract , Paper (src), View paper (auto. generated ps), Index of related papers

Abstract. Ideal knots are curves that maximize the scale invariant ratio of thickness to length. Here we present a simple argument to establish the existence of ideal knots for each knot type and each isotopy class and show that they are $C^{1,1}$ curves.

Files: 02-376.src( desc , 02-376.ps )