Colloquium | September 12 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall
Mina Aganagic, University of California-Berkeley
Representation theory and quantum (enumerative) geometry are two areas of mathematics with physics origins. Quantum Geometric Representation Theory is a new field which has begun to emerge at their intersection, and which also has roots in physics. To illustrate its potential, I will describe two applications of it to old problems in knot theory and integrable lattice models. This talk is based on joint works with Andrei Okounkov.