NSCPHD1227  Topological quantum field theories, quantum groups and 3-manifold invariants

Volume 2014/2015
Content

The goal of this course is to present an overview of the current state of research of the theory of 3-dimensional topological quantum field theories.

Learning Outcome

The learning outcome for the students will be:

knowledge:

- the basics of the theory of quantum groups
- the basics of the theory of quantum field theories
- the basics of the theory of conformal nets

- the current state of research in 3d TQFTs

skills: proof techniques in these topics

competencies: ability to read research papers on these topics

Lectures (12 hours) and exercices (4 times 2 hours).
Credit
2,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Course participation
Aid
All aids allowed
Marking scale
passed/not passed
Censorship form
No external censorship
Criteria for exam assesment

The student must in a satisfactory way demonstrate that he/she has mastered the learning outcome of the course.

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 12
  • Exercises
  • 8
  • Preparation
  • 44
  • Total
  • 64