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Introduction to higher categories, dualizability, and applications to topological field theories

Connections for Women: Higher Categories and Categorification February 06, 2020 - February 07, 2020

February 07, 2020 (11:00 AM PST - 12:30 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Claudia Scheimbauer (TU München)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Primary Mathematics Subject Classification No Primary AMS MSC
Secondary Mathematics Subject Classification No Secondary AMS MSC
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Abstract

This minicourse will start with an introduction to higher categories, meaning both n-categories and (\infty,n)-categories. Then we will discuss their relevance to topological field theories via the Cobordism Hypothesis.

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