|Topic:||What is a Higher Order Object?|
|Affiliation:||Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Member, School of Mathematics|
|Date:||Wednesday, February 6|
|Time/Room:||6:00pm - 7:30pm/Dilworth Room|
I will discuss what we should mean by a higher order structure, and relate it to examples in link theory,cobordism theory and higher categories, motivating a general notion. Examples from physics and chemistry will also appear.