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Constructing representations for braid groups

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  • UserArthur Soulie (DPMMS)
  • ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 16:00-17:00
  • HouseMR13.

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Braid groups have a representation theory of wild type, in the sense that there is no known classification schema. Lawrence and Bigelow constructed representations of the braid group on n strands using the configuration space of m points of a n-punctured disc: namely, the braid group acts on the m-th homology group of a particular covering of the configuration space. There is actually an underlying general method to build such homological representations. I will present these methods in this talk.

This talk is part of the Junior Geometry Seminar series.

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