TQFT in dimension 4: the case of sutured Floer homology
Institution : Université Paris Diderot
Promotion : 2016
Field of Study : Exact sciences and Technology
Research Unit : IMJ-PRG
Doctoral School : École doctorale de Sciences Mathématiques de Paris Centre
Thesis Description :
The goal is to study the relation between two different but strikingly linked constructions of invariants of knots and 3-dimensional spaces, one coming from quantum physics and the other from symplectic geometry (the so-called Floer homology).