Quantum mathematics meeting

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 Scott Morrison

Past events

27
Oct
2017
We'll talk about Walker's 3-category of surfaces modulo relations. We've recently realised a connection with Deligne's S_t, which may be important.
20
Oct
2017
Speaker: Paul Wedrich (MSI)
The Temperley-Lieb algebra gives a diagrammatic presentation of the representation category of quantum sl(2), with the famous Jones-Wenzl projectors encodin
13
Oct
2017
Speaker: Scott Morrison (MSI)
I'll define algebras in higher categories, and explain how to interpret recent work in physics on 'tensor networks' in this framework.
22
Sep
2017
Speaker: Cain Edie-Michell (MSI)
Cain will tell us about his recent paper arxiv:1709.04721, computing the group of Morita auto-equivalences for any category with "ADE" fusion rules (and for
25
Aug
2017
Speaker: Corey Jones (MSI)
Many of the fundamental geometric concepts in the theory of smooth manifolds can be rephrased algebraically in terms of the commutative algebra of smooth fu
18
Aug
2017
Speaker: Stephan Wehrli (Syracuse)
Stephan Wehrli will tell us about developments in annular Khovanov homology.
11
Aug
2017
Speaker: Scott Morrison (ANU)
I'll talk about Bar-Natan's extension of Khovanov homology to tangles and cobordisms.
28
Jul
2017
Speaker: Scott Morrison (ANU)
I'll begin a gentle introduction to Khovanov homology.
02
Jun
2017
Speaker: Eric Rowell (Texas A&M)
Eric Rowell will talk about the classification of modular tensor categories.
19
May
2017
Speaker: Damon Binder and Angus Gruen (MSI/ANU)
Angus and Damon will tell us about the constructible numbers, and their connections with computability.

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