Fall 2017: Topology reading seminar

Time and place: We will meet on Thursday, 11:30a-12:30p, in room Math 528 unless noted otherwise.

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Date Speaker Title
Sep 14 Akram Alishahi Bordered Floer homology and incompressible surfaces
Sep 21 Nathan Dowlin A Categorification of the HOMFLY-PT Polynomial with a Spectral Sequence to Knot Floer Homology
Sep 28
Oct 5 James Cornish Some Differentials on Khovanov-Rozansky homology
Oct 12 Linh Truong On cobordisms between knots, Braid index, and the upsilon-invariant
Oct 19 Zhechi Cheng Localization for involutions in Floer cohomology
Oct 26
Nov 2 Nathan Dowlin Spatial refinements and Khovanov homology
Nov 9 Shotaro Makisumi Soergel bimodules and Khovanov's construction of triply-graded link homology
Nov 16 Akram Alishahi Link homology theories from symplectic geometry
Nov 23 Thanksgiving!
Nov 30
Dec 7

References:

1- Some Differentials on Khovanov-Rozansky homology
2- On cobordisms between knots, Braid index, and the upsilon-invariant
3- Link homology theories from symplectic geometry
4- Localization for involutions in Floer cohomology
5- Bordered Floer homology and incompressible surfaces
6- A Categorification of the HOMFLY-PT Polynomial with a Spectral Sequence to Knot Floer Homology
7- Spatial refinements and Khovanov homology