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Dror Bar-Natan, Triangle Topology Seminar

October 10, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Title: A Poly-Time Knot Polynomial Via Solvable Approximation

Abstract: I will construct the first poly-time-computable knot polynomial since Alexander’s (1928) by using some new commutator-calculus techniques and a Lie algebra ${\mathfrak g}_1$ which is at the same time solvable and an approximation of the simple Lie algebra $sl_2$.

Slides for the talk can be found at http://www.math.toronto.edu/drorbn/Talks/UNC-1610/.

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Date:
October 10, 2016
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Phillips 247