On Bott periodicity and physics

GAP Seminar

Meeting Details

For more information about this meeting, contact Nigel Higson, Mathieu Stiénon, Ping Xu.

Speaker: John Roe, Penn State

Abstract: This is the first of two talks that aim to serve as a warmup for the visit of Alexei Kitaev, who will give the physics department colloquium on March 16 and the GAP seminar on March 17.

The first warmup talk will be about Bott periodicity, seen from the point of view of controlled topology. The second will be given in the NCG seminar on March 5.

Room Reservation Information

Room Number: 106 McAllister

Date: 03/03/2009

Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm