A Faithful Linear-categorical Action of the Mapping Class Group of a Surface with Boundary

@inproceedings{Lipshitz2010AFL,
  title={A Faithful Linear-categorical Action of the Mapping Class Group of a Surface with Boundary},
  author={Robert Lipshitz and Peter S. Ozsv{\'a}th and Dylan Thurston},
  year={2010}
}
We show that the action of the mapping class group on bordered Floer homology in the second to extremal spin-structure is faithful. The paper is self-contained, and in particular does not assume any background in Floer homology.