Members' Seminar | |

Topic: | Lie algebras and homotopy theory |

Speaker: | Jacob Lurie |

Affiliation: | Professor, School of Mathematics |

Date: | Monday, November 11 |

Time/Room: | 2:00pm - 3:00pm/Simonyi Hall 101 |

Video Link: | https://video.ias.edu/members/2019/1111-JacobLurie |

In this talk, I'll discuss the role that Lie algebras play in algebraic topology and motivate the development of a "homotopy coherent" version of the theory. I'll also explain an "equation-free" formulation of the classical theory of Lie algebras, which emerges as a concrete byproduct.