2d TQFTs labelled by 3-manifolds
Thursday, May 24, 2018 13:00 - 15:00
Du Pei (CalTech University)
Big Seminar room Ground floor / Office Bldg West (I21.EG.101)
Mathematics and CS Seminar
DE ANTONI Jessica
String theory and quantum field theory predict the existence of a family of 2d TQFTs labelled by 3-manifolds. I will survey what is known about this correspondence and discuss possible ways to explicitly construct such 2d TQFTs.
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