Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:00 PM
Hokuto Konno (University of Tokyo)

This talk is based on joint work with Jin Miyazawa and Masaki Taniguchi where we established a version of Seiberg-Witten Floer K-theory for knots. This framework is used to prove a version of “10/8-inequality for knots”, which effectively extracts difference between topological and smooth categories in knot theory. I will explain concrete applications, as