Homology, Homotopy and Applications

Computing linking numbers of a filtration

Herbert Edelsbrunner and Afra Zomorodian

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Abstract

We develop fast algorithms for computing the linking number of a simplicial complex within a filtration. We give experimental results in applying our work toward the detection of non-trivial tangling in biomolecules, modeled as alpha complexes.

Article information

Source
Homology Homotopy Appl., Volume 5, Number 2 (2003), 19-37.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 28 June 2004

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.hha/1088453320

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR1994939

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
1032.92014

Citation

Edelsbrunner, Herbert; Zomorodian, Afra. Computing linking numbers of a filtration. Homology Homotopy Appl. 5 (2003), no. 2, 19--37. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.hha/1088453320


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