Seminar Event Detail


Logic

Date:  Thursday, February 22, 2018
Location:  3088 East Hall (4:00 PM to 5:30 PM)

Title:  Homotopy Type Theory and internal languages of higher categories

Abstract:   Homotopy Type Theory (or HoTT) is an approach to foundations of mathematics, building on the homotopy-theoretic interpretation of type theory. In addition to its foundational role, HoTT has been speculated to be the internal language of higher toposes in the sense of Joyal and Lurie.
This talk will be an introduction to HoTT, explaining its main ideas and presenting one way in which the connection between type theory and higher categories can be made precise.

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Speaker:  Chris Kapulkin
Institution:  University of Western Ontario

Event Organizer:   David Fernandez Breton    djfernan@umich.edu

 

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