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The Temperley-Lieb category in operator algebras and in link homology

Presented by: 
Scott Morrison Australian National University
Date: 
Tuesday 31st January 2017 - 15:30 to 16:30
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 
The Temperley-Lieb category appears in a fundamental way in both the study of subfactors and in link homology theories. Indeed, the discovery of the importance of the Temperley-Lieb category for subfactors led to the creation of the Jones polynomial, and thence, after a long gestation, Khovanov homology.
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
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