Juvitop Pre-Talbot Seminar Spring 2015
Pre-Talbot Seminar
Spring 2015, Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 pm, E17-128, MIT
This is the seminar website for the Pre-Talbot Seminar 2015.
Notes for last term's seminar on the Kervaire Invariant One Problem can be found here:
Juvitop Fall 2014
Schedule of Talks
11/02/2015.
Talk 1: Jay Shah -
Rational Homotopy Theory
Notes (by Denis Nardin)
18/02/2015.
Talk 2: Denis Nardin -
Massey Products and Formality
Notes (by Jay Shah)
25/02/2015.
Talk 3: Lukas Brantner -
The Formality of Kähler Manifolds
Notes (by Denis Nardin)
04/03/2015.
Talk 4: Eva Belmont -
The Fulton-MacPherson Operad and Configuration Spaces
Notes (by Denis Nardin)
11/03/2015.
Talk 5: Umut Varolgunes -
The Formality of the E_{n} Operad
Notes (by Denis Nardin)
18/03/2015.
Talk 6: Saul Glasman -
Deformation Quantisation
Notes (by Saul Glasman)
Notes (by Denis Nardin)
25/03/2015.
MIT Spring Break
01/04/2015.
Talk 7: Jeremy Hahn -
p-adic Homotopy Theory
Notes (by Denis Nardin)
References
Talk 1: "Rational Homotopy Theory", D. Quillen
"Rational Homotopy Theory"(book), Y. Felix, S. Halperin, J.-C. Thomas
Talk 2:
Kadeishvili "Cohomology C_infinity-algebra and rational homotopy type"
Lu,Palmier,Wu,Zhang "A-infinity structures on Ext algebras"
Merkulov "Strong homotopy algebras of a Kähler manifold"
Talk 3: Real homotopy theory of Kähler manifolds
P. Deligne, P. Griffiths, J. Morgan, D. Sullivan
"Fundamental Groups of Compact Kähler Manifolds"(book), J. Amoré et al.
Talk 4:
Chapter 5 of "Formality of the little N-disks Operad", P. Lambrechts, I. Volic
("The (non-equivariant) Homology of the little discs Operad, D. Sinha )
Talk 5: "Formality of the little N-disks Operad", P. Lambrechts, I. Volic
"Talbot Pretalk: Kontsevich's Formality of the little N-discs Operad", S. Kupers
"Operads and Motives in Deformation Quantization", M. Kontsevich
Talk 6:
"Deformation quantization of Poisson manifolds I, M. Kontsevich"
"Operads and Motives in Deformation Quantization", M. Kontsevich
Talk 7:
"E-infinity Algebras and p-adic Homotopy Theory
The parallel 2015 Pre-Talbot Seminar at Northwestern has essentially
the same topic and is another good source of references.
This seminar is organised by Lukas Brantner.
If you have any questions, suggestions, criticism or corrections, please send an email to brantner@math.harvard.edu.