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Iñaki García-Etxebarría (University of Durham)
February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
The Dai-Freed theorem and anomalies
The Dai-Freed theorem provides a bridge between the theory of bordism and Quantum Field Theory (and more specifically, anomalies). I will review how these two areas are related, and then summarise some computations of bordism groups of classifying spaces of Lie groups and cyclic groups that we have performed recently, which are of particular interest for applications to four dimensional physics.