Department of Mathematics

Colloquium

  •  Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology
  •  A brief history of quantum topology (special colloquium)
  •  01/23/2019
  •  10:20 AM - 11:10 AM
  •  C304 Wells Hall

Quantum topology originated from Vaughan Jones's discovery of the Jones polynomial of a knot in 1985. I will explain the area and its interaction with mathematical physics, algebra, analysis, number theory and combinatorics.

 

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