- Job Candidate Talk
- Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 11:00 for 1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
- Skiles 006
- Jennifer Hom – Columbia University – email@example.com
Under the operation of connected sum, the set of knots in the 3-sphere forms a monoid. Modulo an equivalence relation called concordance, this monoid becomes a group called the knot concordance group. We will consider various algebraic methods -- both classical and modern -- for better understanding the structure of this group.