Topology Seminar Series: Mohammed Abouzaid, Columbia

Mohammed Abouzaid, Columbia

Title: On Symplectic Khovanov Homology
Speaker: Mohammed Abouzaid, Columbia
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center



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Abstract: I will explain the main strategy in the proof that the knot invariant constructed by Seidel and Smith is isomorphic to Khovanov homology over the rational numbers. Time permitting, I will focus on one of the steps in this proof, which consists of constructing an isomorphism