Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Kaprielian Hall (KAP), 414
3620 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089
David Gepner, University of Melbourne
Abstract: Algebraic K-theory is a difficult but powerful invariant of algebro-geometric objects. After a discussion of some of the history and motivation behind algebraic K-theory, we will turn to some more recent progress in the subject, building upon advances in homotopy theory and category theory.