Khovanov Homology and Slice Genus

Series: 
SIAM Student Seminar
Friday, April 22, 2011 - 13:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 246
,  
School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech

Hosted also by Ben Webb

We will try to define what Khovanov homology for a link in a S^3 is. We will then try to give a proof figuring out unknotting number of certain kinds of knots in S^3.