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June 20, 2009

Hopf Algebras in Luxembourg

Posted by John Baez

Hopf algebras lie at a fascinating intersection of combinatorics, quantum physics, topology and category theory. Everyone should learn about them. Luckily, there is still some funding for students and young researchers to attend this conference and school on Hopf algebras:

I see my friends Bill Schmitt and Paul-André Melliès are listed as speakers at this conference. At one point I had wanted to go myself, so I could talk with Bill and also Henry Crapo, who collaborates with him on Hopf algebras coming from matroids. Then I decided I needed to quit running around so much. Now I’m tempted again! But David Corfield will be visiting Paris that week, staying right next to my apartment, so it makes more sense to stay put and talk to him.

Posted at June 20, 2009 8:44 PM UTC

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