Skein Quantization and Lattice Gauge Field Theory
The Kauffman bracket skein module is a deceptively simple construction, occurring naturally in several fields of mathematics and physics. This paper surveys various ways in which it is a quantization of a classical object.
Bullock, Doug; Kania-Bartoszyńska, Joanna; and Frohman, Charles. (1998). "Skein Quantization and Lattice Gauge Field Theory". Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, 9(4-5), 811-824. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0960-0779(97)00108-2