The Institute was kindly gifted a series of four panels of oil on canvas art work by Natalia Rojkovskaia.
The series describes the state of mind of a mathematician focused on his research:
About the formula: The formula in the background is an example of q-character of the quantum affine Lie algebra of type A2. The Drinfeld polynomials of this example are P1=(1-u)(1-q2u), P2=(1-q3u), and the dimension of representation is 18. These characters can be computed using Frenkel-Mukhin algorithm.
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