Irreducible factors of modular representations of mapping class groups arising in Integral TQFT

Geometry Topology Seminar
Monday, April 9, 2012 - 2:05pm
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 005
Louisiana State University
We find  decomposition series of length at most two for modular representations in characteristic  p of mapping class groups of surfaces induced by an integral version of the Witten-Reshetikhin-Turaev SO(3)-TQFT at the p-th root of unity. This joint work with Gregor Masbaum.