## Modelling homotopy n-types in algebraic topology and category theory

- Date: 06/22/2006

Lecturer(s):

Simona Paoli (Macquarie University)

Location:

University of British Columbia

Topic:

Homotopy n-types are topological spaces with trivial homotopy groups in

dimension greater than n. They arise naturally in algebraic topology

and category theory. Both these areas of mathematics have seen the

development of models of n-types. In this talk I will describe some of

these models and I will address the question on how to compare some of

them. I will also talk about some recent results I have obtained about

this comparison problem.

Other Information:

Algebraic Topology Seminar 2006