Robert Laugwitz (organizer)
Quantum Maths Seminar, external speaker:
Speaker: João Faria Martins (Leeds University)
Title: Revisiting Quinn's Finite Total Homotopy TQFT.
Abstract: Quinn's Finite Total Homotopy TQFT is a TQFT that works in any dimension and that depends on the choice of a homotopy finite space B (e.g. B can be the classifying space of a finite group or a finite 2-group). I will report on recent joint work with Tim Porter on extended versions of Quinn's Finite total homotopy TQFT, and how to calculate them for the case when B is the classifying space of a finite strict omega-groupoid.
This work was financed by the the Leverhulme trust research project grant: Emergent Physics From Lattice Models of Higher Gauge Theory
One hour talk, followed by informal discussion.
All are welcome. Please contact the seminar organizer to be added to the talk.
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