Student Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Tannakian reconstruction
Seminar | February 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall
Rahul Dalal, UC Berkeley
A common slogan is that the understanding the category of representations of a group is the same as understanding the group. This talk will attempt to explain a few theorems in Tannakian theory which give a rigorous justification in the case of algebraic groups. It will follow Milne's notes on the subject.