Algebra Seminar: Representation theory on spaces

Monday, November 15, 2021 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm

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Kaprielian Hall (KAP), 414
3620 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Raphaël Rouquier, UCLA

Abstract: I will discuss an emerging theory where geometrical objects arising in representation theory or enumerative geometry are themselves viewed as "representations of a higher group". More general "higher groups" should arise as invariants of algebraic varieties or categories and I will speculate on connections with K-theory and spaces of stability conditions. I will describe some aspects of the representation theory of the "higher group” associated to a point.


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University Park Campus

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