21-23 October 2015
Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse
Europe/Paris timezone
21-23 Octobre 2015, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse

Aspects of hyperbolic scissors congruences in quantum topology

21 Oct 2015, 11:40
Amphi Schwartz, bat. 1R3 (Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse)

Amphi Schwartz, bat. 1R3

Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse

118 Route de Narbonne 31068 Toulouse
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Prof. Stéphane Baseilhac (Montpellier)


I will explain how the 2-3 triangulation move, in the context of hyperbolic polyhedra, gives rise to an essentially unique sequence of (2+1)-dimensional QFT, including the Chern-Simons functional of sl(2,C)-connections (as the classical case), quantum Teichmüller theory, and the quantum hyperbolic invariants of 3-manifolds.

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Prof. Stéphane Baseilhac (Montpellier)

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