School Seminars and Colloquia

The affine BMW algebra and its degenerate version

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Zajj Daugherty

Institution: Dartmouth
Date: Fri 16th December 2011
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract: The BMW algebras arise both as diagram algebras and as algebras of operators which preserve symmetry in tensor products. I will define these algebras and explore some amazing properties which arise when studying central elements. This is joint work with Arun Ram and Rahbar Virk.