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November 19, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: Faculty/Administration #1140 | Map
656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free

Speaker: Hana Jia Kong, University of Chicago

Title: The C_2 equivariant effective slice spectral sequence and the homotopy of ko_{C_2}

Abstract: By work of Voevodsky, the slice filtration in motivic homotopy theory provides a powerful tool for computing homotopy groups of motivic spectra. In this talk, I will describe the motivic slice filtration and the effective slice spectral sequence it produces. Then I will discuss work in progress on how the motivic effective slice spectral sequence gives rise to a spectral sequence in C_2 equivariant homotopy theory. One of the main applications is computing the homotopy groups of ko_{C_2}, the connective C_2 equivariant K theory.

For more information about this event, please contact Department of Mathematics at 3135772479 or math@wayne.edu.