# Morwen Thistlethwaite

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Mathematician specializing in knot theory

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## Morwen Thistlethwaite's Degrees

- Masters Mathematics University of Oxford
- Bachelors Mathematics University of Oxford

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## Why Is Morwen Thistlethwaite Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Morwen Bernard Thistlethwaite is a knot theorist and professor of mathematics for the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He has made important contributions to both knot theory and Rubik's Cube group theory.

## Morwen Thistlethwaite's Published Works

### Published Works

- A spanning tree expansion of the jones polynomial (1987) (468)
- The first 1,701,936 knots (1998) (280)
- Some links with non-trivial polynomials and their crossing-numbers (1988) (178)
- The classification of alternating links (1993) (171)
- The Tait flyping conjecture (1991) (138)
- Classification of knot projections (1983) (126)
- On the Kauffman polynomial of an adequate link (1988) (114)
- Infinite families of links with trivial Jones polynomial (2003) (81)
- Handbook of knot theory (2005) (81)
- Kauffman's polynomial and alternating links (1988) (76)
- Surfaces with boundary in alternating knot exteriors. (1992) (60)
- Computing Varieties of Representations of Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds into SL(4, ℝ) (2006) (56)
- The rate of growth of the number of prime alternating links and tangles (1998) (52)
- Flexing closed hyperbolic manifolds. (2007) (48)
- LINKS WITH TRIVIAL JONES POLYNOMIAL (2001) (45)
- Zariski dense surface subgroups in SL(3,Z) (2011) (36)
- On the algebraic part of an alternating link. (1991) (30)
- Behavior of knot invariants under genus 2 mutation (2006) (30)
- Aspects of topology: Knot tabulations and related topics (1985) (29)
- Character varieties for SL(3,C): the figure eight knot (2014) (24)
- THE LINEAR GROWTH IN THE LENGTHS OF A FAMILY OF THICK KNOTS (2003) (22)
- A geometric proof that alternating knots are non-trivial (1991) (21)
- ON THE STRUCTURE AND SCARCITY OF ALTERNATING LINKS AND TANGLES (1998) (20)
- An alternative approach to hyperbolic structures on link complements (2011) (19)
- An upper bound for the breadth of the Jones polynomial (1988) (16)
- Character Varieties For : The Figure Eight Knot (2014) (14)
- Zariski Dense Surface Subgroups in SL(4, ) (2018) (11)
- The dimension of the Hitchin component for triangle groups (2018) (9)
- Zariski dense surface groups in SL (2 k + 1 , Z ) (2020) (2)
- Constructing non-congruence subgroups of flexible hyperbolic 3-manifold groups (2009) (2)
- Lenstra–Hurwitz cliques and the class number one problem (2016) (1)
- Zariski dense surface groups on the Hitchin component (2019) (0)
- Complex hyperbolic and projective deformations of small Bianchi groups (2022) (0)
- Se p 20 03 To appear in the Handbook of Knot Theory (2008) (0)
- Erratum: Behavior of knot invariants under genus 2 mutation [MR2657370] (2012) (0)
- Table of Contents for the Handbook of Knot Theory (2003) (0)
- The dimension of the Hitchin component for triangle groups (2018) (0)
- An alternative method for computing the canonical cell decomposition of a hyperbolic link complement Preliminary version ( no figures yet ) (2007) (0)

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