Monday, April 12, 2004
4:00p.m., Physics Bldg., Room 202
Knots and polynomials
Abstract: We will describe certain invariants of knots in three dimensional space and give an impressionistic view of how they relate to physics, algebra and analysis. The notion of subfactor will be introduced.
Tuesday, April 13, 2004
4:00p.m., Boyd Graduate Studies, Room 328
The analytic and algebraic flavours of subfactors