Khovanov Homology and Slice Genus

SIAM Student Seminar
Friday, April 22, 2011 - 1:00pm
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 246
School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech

Hosted also by Ben Webb

We will try to define what Khovanov homology for a link in a S^3 is. We will then try to give a proof figuring out unknotting number of certain kinds of knots in S^3.