09/25/2012 - 12:15pm

09/25/2012 - 1:10pm

Speaker:

Sam Nelson (CMC)

Abstract:

Birack modules are modules over a polynomial algebra associated to a birack. We use these modules to define an enhancement of the birack counting invariant which includes the Alexander polynomial as a special case. This was joint work with Pomona '12 student Evan Cody.

Where:

Millikan 208 (Pomona College)