Quantum Topology / Hopf Algebra Seminar - Fall 2014

Usually meets Tuesday, Thursday at 3:00 pm in SEO 612.
DateSpeakerTitle
August 26
August 28
Giacomo Mauro D'Ariano
Northwestern University and Dipartimento di Fisica, via Bassi 6, I-27100 Pavia, Italy
Quantum Field Theory from general principles results in a quantum cellular automaton theory
September 2
Louis H. Kauffman
UIC
Quantum Link Invariants and Rotational Virtual Knot Theory
September 4
Eiiji Ogasa
UIC and Meiji Gakuin University
Seifert matrices and the Alexander polynomial of 1-knots and 2-knots
September 9
Eiji Ogasa
UIC and Meiji Gakuin University
A local move identity for the Alexander polynomial of surfaces in 4-space
September 11
(3:00 pm; SEO 512)
Eiji Ogasa
UIC and Meiji Gakuin University
Local move identities for the Alexander polynomial
September 16
Eiji Ogasa
UIC and Meiji Gakuin University
Local moves on knots and products of knots
September 18
Marithania Silvero Casanova
UIC and Universidad de Sevilla
On a conjecture by Kauffman on alternative and pseudoalternating links.
September 23
Jonathan Schneider
UIC
Rourke's Torus-Spun Welded Knots
September 25
Jonathan Schneider
UIC
Rourke's Torus-Spun Welded Knots
September 30
Jonathan Schneider
UIC
Rourke's Torus-Spun Welded Knots
October 2
Marithania Silvero-Casanova
UIC and Univ Sevilla
Combinatorial Heegaard Floer Link Homology
October 7
Louis H. Kauffman
UIC
Alexander Polynomial and the Genus of Alternating Knots
October 9
Louis H. Kauffman
UIC
The Alexander Polynomial and the Seifert Genus of Knots
October 14
Marithania Silvero Casanova
UIC and Universidad de Sevilla
Strongly Quasipositive Links and their Conway Polynomial
October 16
October 21
Roy Lisker
Institute Henri Poincare, Paris
Logical Question Theory
October 23
Roy Lisker
Institute Henri Poincare, Paris
Quantum Question Theory
October 28
October 30
November 4
November 6
November 11
Oleg Chterental
University of Toronto
Virtual Braids and Virtual Curve Diagrams
November 13
November 18
November 20
November 25
November 27
No seminar
Thanksgiving
December 2
December 4
Christopher Gomes
UIC
The Dold-Kan Construction
December 4
(4:00 pm; SEO 612)
Sachin Gautam
Columbia University, NY
Yangians, quantum loop algebras and elliptic quantum groups
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