Graduate Student Seminar

Title: Intro to (Complex) K-Theory
Speaker: Jesse Wolfson
Speaker Info: Northwestern University
Brief Description:
Special Note:

Complex K-Theory is an extraordinary cohomology theory defined from the set of isomorphism classes of vector bundles on a space. This talk aims to provide a quick and accessible introduction to K-theory, including how to calculate with it, and some of its additional features including characteristic classes, the Thom isomorphism, and Gysin maps.
Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Time: 5:15pm
Where: Lunt 105
Contact Person: Austin Ford
Contact email: aford@math.northwestern.edu
Contact Phone: 847/467-1658
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