Higher representations and Heegaard Floer homology

Higher representations and Heegaard Floer homology

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Andy Manion, University of California, Los Angeles
Fine Hall 314

I will discuss joint work in progress with Raphaël Rouquier on a relationship between tensor products for 2-representations of U_q(gl(1|1)) and some constructions appearing in Douglas-Manolescu's cornered Heegaard Floer homology, a type of twice-extended TQFT framework for Heegaard Floer homology.