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Strings in Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen

February 15-19, 2010

 

Organizers: David Ayala, Alexander Berglund and Nathalie Wahl


External Participants:

  • Hossein Abbaspour (Nantes)
  • Andres Angel (Bonn)
  • Gregory Ginot (Paris 6)
  • Pascal Lambrechts (Louvain)
  • Luc Menichi (Anger)
  • Carlos Moraga (Nantes)
  • Iver Ottosen (Aalborg)
  • Don Stanley (Regina)
  •  

    Programme

     Mon 

      9:30 - 9:50   Introduction and coffee

      10:00-12:00  Comparing (\infty,1)-categories  

      13:00-15:00  Model(s) for (\infty,n)-categories

    Ayala

    Abbaspour

    Berglund 

     Tue

     10:00-12:00  Bordism categories as (\infty,n)-categories and dualizability

     14:00-16:00  Graph complexes

    Ayala

    Wahl

     Wed

     10:00 (second) breakfast - discussion

     13:00-15:00  Inductive formulation of the bordism hypothesis

     16:00-18:00  String operations a la Godin

     

     Ayala

    Hepworth

     Thu

     10:00-12:00  Umkehr maps

     14:00-16:00  String topology a la Luc/Lurie

    Bargheer

    Menichi

     Fri

     10:00-12:00 Topological chiral homology

     13:00-15:00 Chiral homology and configuration spaces

    Ginot

    Lambrechts

     

    Location: The introduction will take place in the coffee room on the fourth floor. All talks are in room 04.4.01 except the first talk, which will take place in A102.

     

    References: 
  • V. Godin, Higher string topology operations.
  • J. Lurie, On the Classification of Topological Field Theories.
  • C. Rezk, A cartesian presentation of weak n-categories.
  • P. Salvatore, Configuration spaces with summable labels.
  • J. Bergner, A survey of (\infty,1)-categories .