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Introduction to fusion categories I

Introductory Workshop: Quantum Symmetries January 27, 2020 - January 31, 2020

January 27, 2020 (11:00 AM PST - 12:00 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Victor Ostrik (University of Oregon)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • monoidal categories

  • Hopf algebras and quantum groups

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This series of talks will be devoted to the theory of fusion categories which is one way to give a mathematical description of quantum symmetries. We will discuss basic definitions, examples and constructions of such categories, as well as some structure theory and classification results.

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