Triangular Prism Equations and Categorification

Time:2023-10-12 ~ 2024-01-19 Thu,Fri 15:20 -16:55

Venue:Venue: A3-2-303 Zoom: 293 812 9202 (PW: BIMSA)

Speaker:Sebastien Palcoux (Assistant Professor)


This course introduces to the pictorial reformulation of the Pentagon Equations (of a monoidal category) called Triangular Prism Equations, and apply it to the classification program of simple integral fusion categories, but also multiplicity-free or near-group fusion categories.

Lecturer Intro

・2010, obtained a doctorate from Institut de Mathématiques de Marseille (I2M),

・2014-2016, Postdoc in Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc),

・2019, One-year visitor at Yau Mathematical Sciences Center (YMSC), Tsinghua University,

・ 2020-now, Assistant Professor in BIMSA.

Main Research Fields include Quantum Algebra, Quantum Symmetry, Subfactor, Planar Algebra and Fusion Category.

Published papers in the journals Advances in Mathematics, Quantum Topology, etc...

DATEOctober 12, 2023
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