Online knot theory seminar by Roger Fenn (Sussex)
and Lou Kauffman (Chicago)
Spring 2021.
1/12/21 Rob Kirby.
Trisections of 4-manifolds. Continuation.
1/19/21 Sergei Gukov.
Logarithmic invariants of knots and q-series invariants of 3-manifolds.
1/26/21 Ciprian Manolescu.
Khovanov homology and the search for exotic 4-spheres.
2/2/21 Sucharit Sarkar.
Khovanov homotopy type.
2/9/21 Tony Robbin.
The deBruijn algorithm for quasicristals as a model for non-locality.
2/16/21 Mikhail Khovanov.
Introduction to foam evaluation.
3/2/21 Ruth Lawrence-Naimark.
Discretisation of calculus and hydrodynamics.
3/9/21 Du Pei.
On new invariants of manifolds from quantum field theories.
3/16/21 Martin Bridson.
Knot my problem: looking for rigidity in group theory.
3/23/21 Vassily Manturov.
Non-commuting version of knot theory invariants.
3/30/21 Will Rushworth.
Doubled Khovanov homology.
4/27/21 Lou Kauffman.
ER=EPR. Entanglement Topology and Tensor Networks.
5/4/21 Carlo Rovelli.
The story of quantum physics.
5/11/21 Vassily Manturov.
Virtual knot theory methods in classical topology.II. Knots in the full torus.
5/18/21 Sergei Chmutov.
Thompson's group links.
5/25/21 Samuel Lomonaco.
An Entangled Tale of Quantum Entanglement.
6/1/21 Igor Nikonov.
Virtual index cocycles and invariants of virtual links.
6/4/21 Giles Gardam.
Kaplansky's conjectures.
6/8/21 Lou Kauffman.
Virtual Khovanov Homology.
6/15/21 Rick Porter.
Generalized Massey products, nilpotent groups, and 1-minimal models over the integers and over cyclic groups of order p with p a prime.
Autumn 2020.
10/27/20 Dale Rolfsen.
Mapping Class Groups and a theorem of Serre.
11/3/20 Roger Fenn.
Knot theory notation.
11/10/20 Lou Kauffman.
Diagrams, Graphs and Topology.
11/17/20 Micah Chrisman.
The virtual knot concordance group is not abelian.
Part 1.
Part 2.
11/24/20 Lou Kauffman.
Quantum Computation of the Jones Polynomial.
12/1/20 Charles Frohman.
Geometric description of the Kauffman bracket on a 3-manifold.
12/8/20 Victoria Lebed.
Unexpected applications of homotopical algebra to knot theory.
12/15/20 Rob Kirby.
Trisections of 4-manifolds and finitely presented groups.
Summer 2020.
Fenn's lectures
Kauffman's lectures
Fenn's source material.
Kauffman's source material.
4/17/20, Lecture 1.
4/21/20, Lecture 2.
4/24/20, Lecture 3.
4/28/20, Lecture 4.
5/1/20, Lecture 5.
5/5/20, Lecture 6.
5/8/20, Lecture 7.
5/12/20, Lecture 8.
5/15/20, Lecture 9.
5/19/20, Lecture 10.
5/22/20, Lecture 11.
5/26/20, Lecture 12.
5/29/20, Lecture 13.
6/2/20, Lecture 14.
6/5/20, Lecture 15.
6/9/20, Lecture 16.
6/12/20, Lecture 17.
6/16/20, Lecture 18.
6/19/20, Lecture 19 by Dale Rolfsen.
6/23/20, Lecture 20.
6/26/20, Lecture 21 by Scott Carter.
6/30/20, Lecture 22 by Joao Faria Martins.
7/3/20, Lecture 23 by Samuel Lomonaco.
7/7/20, Lecture 24 by Scott Carter.
7/10/20, Lecture 25 by Colin Rourke.
7/13/20, Lecture 26.
7/17/20, Lecture 27 by Scott Carter.
7/21/20, Lecture 28.
7/24/20, Lecture 29 by Kenneth Perko.
7/28/20, Lecture 30.
7/31/20, Lecture 31.
8/4/20, Lecture 32.
8/7/20, Lecture 33 by Lorenzo Traldi.