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Type: Seminar
Modified: Thu 2 Nov 2017 0835
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Expiry: 28 Dec 2017
Calendar1: 10 Nov 2017 1200-1300
CalLoc1: Carslaw 375
CalTitle1: Algebra Seminar: The oriented skein category
Auth: kevinc@pkevinc.pc (assumed)

Algebra Seminar: Brundan -- The oriented skein category

Jon Brundan (University of Oregon) 

Friday 10 November, 12-1pm, Place: Carslaw 375 

Title: The oriented skein category 

Abstract: I’ll talk about a monoidal category which appeared 30 years ago in work of
Turaev on the HOMFLY-PT link invariant.  The standard way to understand its
representation theory is to use Schur-Weyl duality connecting it to the monoidal
category Rep U_q(gl_n), but it can also be approached directly using a triangular

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