Friday, Sep 22, 2017 - 3:30pm - Allen 411
ACT seminar
Shackled and Freed by (Cat)egories
Dr. Paul Fabel, Mathematics, Msstate

Title:  Shackled and Freed by (Cat)egories
Abstract:  The speaker's mild obsession with categories is plausibly linked to toxoplasmosis, and the goal of the talk is to infect the audience with the former. Teaser: Geometrically the two dimensional unit square is the product of two 1 dimensional line segments. Moreover, a line segment naturally can be understood as a graph. Is there a reasonable/useful way to multiply two graphs so that the product is a graph?

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