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Cut and paste invariants of manifolds via algebraic K-theory

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Carmen Rovi
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg/MPIM
Mon, 2021-01-25 14:00 - 14:20
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MPIM Topology Seminar

Recent work of Campbell and Zakharevich has focused on building machinery for studying scissors congruence problems via algebraic K-theory. Their main application was the study of the Grothendieck ring of varieties. In this talk, I will present an application of their framework to the study of cut and paste invariants of manifolds. In particular, I will talk about the construction of a spectrum that recovers the classical "cut and paste" groups for manifolds on \pi_0. 

Meeting ID: 916 5855 1117

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