Categorification of the positive half of $\mathbb{U}_q(\mathfrak{sl}_2)$

Working Seminar on Representation Theory
Topic:Categorification of the positive half of $\mathbb{U}_q(\mathfrak{sl}_2)$
Speaker:Huanchen Bao
Affiliation:Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Wednesday, October 19
Time/Room:11:00am - 12:00pm/S-101

We will talk about the categorification of the positive half of the quantum group $\mathbb{U}_q(\mathfrak{sl}_2)$ using the module categories over NilHecke algebras. We hope to explain the idea of categorification using this example.