Lectures on Knot Homology and Quantum Curves

  title={Lectures on Knot Homology and Quantum Curves},
  author={S. Gukov and Ingmar Saberi},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  • S. Gukov, Ingmar Saberi
  • Published 2012
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
  • Besides offering a friendly introduction to knot homologies and quantum curves, the goal of these lectures is to review some of the concrete predictions that follow from the physical interpretation of knot homologies. In particular, this interpretation allows one to pose questions that would not have been asked otherwise, such as, "Is there a direct relation between Khovanov homology and the A-polynomial of a knot?" We will explain that the answer to this question is "yes," and introduce a… CONTINUE READING
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