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January 29, 2013

7th Scottish Category Theory Seminar

Posted by Tom Leinster

Organized at lightning speed, the 7th Scottish Category Theory Seminar will take place at the end of next week: Friday 8 February, 12.30 to 3.15, at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences in central Edinburgh.

Our three star speakers are:

  • Martín Escardó (Computer Science, Birmingham): Sheaves in type theory: a model of uniform continuity
  • Danny Stevenson (Mathematics and Statistics, Glasgow): A generalized Eilenberg–Zilber theorem for simplicial sets
  • The Café’s very own Simon Willerton (Mathematics and Statistics, Sheffield): A tale of two constructions by Isbell

As an added attraction, Don Zagier will be giving a colloquium shortly afterwards (not as part of our seminar!): Modular forms and black holes: from Ramanujan to Hawking.

For abstracts, see the web page. And thanks to the Glasgow Mathematical Journal Learning and Research Support Fund for funding us.

Posted at January 29, 2013 1:58 AM UTC

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Re: 7th Scottish Category Theory Seminar

Titles and abstracts now available — the latter on the Scotcats web page. All three talks involve hot topics here at the Café.

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