Tannakian Categories

Seminar/Forum

Russell Love Theatre
Peter Hall
Monash Road

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ting.xue@unimelb.edu.au

I will explain how the principle of tannakian reconstruction lead us to the question ‘which symmetric monoidal categories are affine group schemes?’. In the remaining time I will attempt to answer this question and explain the difficulties which arise when working over fields of positive characteristic.

Presenter

  • Dr Kevin Coulembier
    Dr Kevin Coulembier, University of Sydney