Quantum Topology / Hopf Algebra Seminar - Spring 2017

Usually meets Tuesday, Thursday at 3:00 pm in SEO 612.
DateSpeakerTitle
January 10
(4:00 pm; SEO 612)
Louis H Kauffman
UIC
Introduction to Knotoids and Virtual Knot Theory
January 12
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Jim Otto
UIC
From monoid actions and Kripke worlds to categories, presheaves, and toposes
January 17
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Louis Kauffman
UIC
Knots and Graphs
January 19
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Jim Otto
UIC
Towards toposes and forcing: dependent types, toposes and presheaves
January 24
January 26
January 31
February 2
February 7
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Louis Kauffman
UIC
Braids and Inaccessible Cardinals
February 9
February 14
February 16
February 21
February 23
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Louis Kauffman
UIC
Knots, Brieskorn Manifolds and Branched Coverings
February 28
March 2
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Louis H Kauffman
UIC
Links of Singularities -- Knot Theoretic Constructions
March 7
March 9
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Louis Kauffman
UIC
The Poincare Dodecahedral Space
March 14
March 16
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Alexander Berenbeim
UIC
Motivations For Homotopy Type Theory
March 21
No seminar
Spring Break
March 23
No seminar
Spring Break
March 28
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Jesus Juyumaya
Instituto de Matematicas, Universidad de Valparaiso, Gran Bretana 1111, Valparaiso, Chile
The Yokonuma--Hecke algebra and bt--algebra in Knot theory
March 30
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Alexander Berenbeim
UIC
Motivations For Homotopy Type Theory - Part 2
April 4
April 6
Louis H Kauffman
UIC
Fox Calculus
April 11
April 13
Louis H Kauffman
UIC
Simplicial Homotopy Theory, Link Homology and Khovanov Homology
April 18
April 20
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Jim Otto
UIC
Natural Transformations as Simplicial Homotopies
April 25
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Ljubica S. Velimirovic
Faculty of Science and Mathematics, University of Nis, Serbia
Knots and Infinitesimal Deformations
April 27
(2:00 pm; SEO 612)
Neslihan Gugumcu
National Technical University, Athens, Greece
Knotoids and Their invariants ( joint work with Lou Kauffman)
May 9
Louis Kauffman
UIC
Khovanov Homology and Tangle Cobordisms
May 23
Louis Kauffman
UIC
Khovanov Homology and Lee Homology
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