Topological Quantum Field Theory Seminar   RSS

06/11/2019, 11:30 — 12:30 — Room P3.10, Mathematics Building
Marco Mackaay, Universidade do Algarve

$2$-Representation theory

The $2$-representation theory of $2$-categories is a categorical analogue of the representation theory of algebras. In my talk, I will recall its origins, its purposes, its basic features and explain some important examples. This talk is based on joint work with Mazorchuk, Miemietz, Tubbenhauer and Zhang.

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Current organizers: José MourãoRoger Picken, Marko Stošić


FCT Projects PTDC/MAT-GEO/3319/2014, Quantization and Kähler Geometry, PTDC/MAT-PUR/31089/2017, Higher Structures and Applications.