Paris Diderot Sorbonne Université CNRS

Séminaire de Topologie

The relational Yang-Baxter equation and knot invariants.

Rinat Kashaev - Université de Genève

mardi 29 janvier 2019 à 10:30
Bâtiment Sophie Germain - salle 1016

The category of relations is a monoidal category with duals much like the category of finite-dimensional vector spaces. Pushing this analogy further, one can define relational « quantum » knot invariants by using solutions of the relational Yang-Baxter equation. I will illustrate the construction by simple examples.

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