The colored HOMFLY polynomial is q-holonomic

Series: 
Geometry Topology Seminar
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 14:05
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 006
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Georgia Tech
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I will explain how to construct a 4-variable knot invariant which expresses a recursion for the colored HOMFLY polynomial of a knot, and its implications on (a) asymptotics (b) the SL2 character variety of the knot (c) mirror symmetry.