Polynomial Birack Module Enhancements

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)