R617, Astronomy-Mathematics Building, NTU

(台灣大學天文數學館 617室)

Knot Theory, not a Theory

Chun-Chung Hsieh (Academia Sinica)

Abstract:

As there are many incarnations of knot theory---for example quantum field theory, Hecke algebra, representation theory...., in this talk I will first review what Jones' revolution is, and then talk about our viewpoint from the theory of linking invariant and its relationship with HOMFLY polynomials.