The colored HOMFLY polynomial is q-holonomic

Geometry Topology Seminar
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 2:05pm
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 006
Georgia Tech
I will explain how to construct a 4-variable knot invariant which expresses a recursion for the colored HOMFLY polynomial of a knot, and its implications on (a) asymptotics (b) the SL2 character variety of the knot (c) mirror symmetry.