Online Seminar – May 2021 – Professor Edward Witten

Joy Lukman

  • 6 May 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Event Time:
Thursday, 6 May @ 1000 (AEST) (Melbourne)
Thursday, 6 May @ 0800 (AWST) (Perth)
Thursday, 6 May @ 0800 (CST) (Beijing, China)
Thursday, 6 May @ 0530 (IST) (New Delhi, India)
Thursday, 6 May @ 0100 (BST) (London)
Wednesday, 5 May @ 2000 (EDT) (New York)
Wednesday, 5 May @ 1700 (PDT) (Seattle)

Presenter: Prof. Edward Witten, Institute of Advanced Study (IAS)

Biography: IAS & Wikipedia

Title: The Jones Polynomial And Gauge Theory

Abstract: I will describe approaches to the Jones polynomial of a knot — with extensions to Khovanov homology — involving gauge theory in 3, 4, or 5 dimensions.

Structure: 45 minutes seminar with 15 minutes question time.

Seminar Recording & Slides:

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