Speaker: Boris Khesin (Toronto)
The Gauss linking number of two curves in the three-space has a complex counterpart.
Speaker: Nora Ganter (University of Melbourne)
I will discuss the notion of categorical group and it's relationship to loop groups in a number of examples.
Speaker: Stuart Mitchell (MSI/ANU)
A graphical calculus will be developed for the algebra of shifted symmetric functions defined by Okounkov and Olshanski, using the Heisenberg categorificati
Speaker: Slawomir Klimek (Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis)
Quantum mechanical structures associated to a pair of pants play prominent role in conformal and topological quantum field theories.
Speaker: Behrouz Taji (Northwestern University)
Abstract: By proving Calabi's conjecture, Yau proved that the first and second Chern classes of a compact complex manifold with ample canonical bundle encod
Speaker: Will Donovan, University of Tokyo
Abstract: Kapranov and Schechtman recently gave an approach to defining perverse sheaves of categories, or perverse schobers.
Speaker: David Penneys (Ohio State)
The notion of an algebra makes sense in any monoidal category C4.
Speaker: Julia Plavnik (Texas A&M)
Speaker: Dr Vigleik Angeltveit (MSI/ANU)
I will try to explain how the Norm map shows up in some different parts of mathematics like in equivariant stable homotopy groups and Witt vectors.
Speaker: Professor Peter Tingley (Loyola University Chicago)
Lusztig's canonical basis is a fairly miraculous object that, among other things, gives a chosen basis for every finite dimensional irreducible representati