Blackboard biracks

03/02/2010 - 12:15pm
03/02/2010 - 1:10pm
Sam Nelson (CMC)

A blackboard birack is a solution to the set-theoretic Yang-Baxter equation with additional properties making it suited for defining labeling invariants of blackboard-framed knots and links. We will see some examples of blackboard biracks and some of the knot and link invariants they define.

Millikan 208 (Pomona College)

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