Fall 2017, Thursdays, Blocker 628, 4:00-4:50 PM

Date: September 7

"  Representations of Braid Groups "
  Andrew Kimball  


Representations of the braid group appear in many aspects of topology and algebra. I will introduce the braid group, the necklace braid group, and the pure braids in both. Then discuss the representations of the two groups.