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Categorification of small quantum groups

Algebra & Discrete Mathematics

Speaker: You Qi, UC Berkeley
Location: 2112 MSB
Start time: Mon, Mar 3 2014, 4:10PM

We propose an algebraic approach to categorification of quantum groups at a prime root of unity, in the scope of eventually categorifying Witten-Reshetikhin-Turaev three-manifold invariants. This is joint work with Mikhail Khovanov.