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Categorification and physical spacetime

Presented by: 
L Crane [Kansas State]
Date: 
Wednesday 15th April 2009 - 13:30 to 14:30
Abstract: 
Categorification was originally invented to solve problems in Mathematical Physics, namely construction of TQFTs and more fundamentally of the quantum theory of gravity. I will discuss the original motivations and more recent developments.
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons