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Mathematics of Materials and Macromolecules: Multiple Scales, Disorder, and Singularities, September 2004 - June 2005

Material from IMA Talks

IMA 2004 Summer Program:

n-Categories: Foundations and Applications

June 7-18, 2004

Photo Gallery     Abstracts    Impromptu Talks

Nils A. Baas (Department of Mathematical Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
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John Baez (Department of Mathematics, University of California at Riverside)
Why n-Categories?  Slides:
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What n-Categories Should Be Like  Slides:
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Space and State, Spacetime and Process   Slides:   pdf    ps    abstract

Clemens Berger (University of Nice)
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Julie Bergner (Department of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame)
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Ronald Brown (School of Informatics, Mathematics Division University of Wales, Bangor)
Paper:
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David Neil Corfield (Department of Philosophy, Oxford University)
Notes:   pdf

Slides:   pdf    doc

Alissa S. Crans (University of California at Riverside)
Slides:
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Uli Fahrenberg (Department of Mathematical Sciences, Aalborg University, Denmark)
Slides:   pdf    ps
abstract

Lisbeth Fajstrup (Department of Mathematics University of Aalborg)
Colored Slides:
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Ovh2.pdf
Ovh3.pdf
Ovh4.pdf
Ovh5.pdf
Ovh6.pdf
Black and White Slides:
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Short note explaining the slides:   pdf

Zbigniew Fiedorowicz (Ohio State University)
Slides:   pdf

Thomas M. Fiore (Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan)
Introduction:   dvi    pdf   ps
Slides:
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abstract

Stefan Forcey (Virginia Tech)
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Paper:
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Philippe Gaucher (Université Paris 7 Denis-Diderot)
Slides:
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abstract

Eric Goubault (Commissariat l'Energie Atomique)
Slides:
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Claudio Hermida (Department of Mathematics, Queen's University)
Paper:   pdf   ps

André Joyal (Université du Québec à Montréal), J. Peter May (University of Chicago), and Timothy Porter (University of Wales, Bangor)
Slides:    pdf
Timothy Porter Notes:    pdf

Joachim Kock (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Summary and Slides:   pdf

Stephen Lack (University of Western Sydney)
Notes:   pdf
Papers:

A Quillen Model Structure for 2-Categories
A Quillen Model Structure for Bicategories

Nick Gurski (University of Glasgow) and Thomas Leinster (University of Glasgow)
Slides:
streettalk1.pdf    streettalk2.pdf

abstract

Marco Mackaay (University do Algarve)
Slides:   pdf1    pdf2

J. Peter May (University of Chicago)
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John Power (University of Edinburgh)
Paper:   pdf

Ross Street (Mathematics Department, Macquarie University)
Notes:
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abstract

Bertrand Toën (Universite Paul Sabatier)
Notes taken by Joachim Kock (Université du Québec à Montréal)   pdf