# Turaev-Viro invariants as an extended TQFT

@article{Kirillov2010TuraevViroIA, title={Turaev-Viro invariants as an extended TQFT}, author={Alexander A. Kirillov and Benjamin Balsam}, journal={arXiv: Quantum Algebra}, year={2010} }

In this paper, we present the next step in the proof that $Z_{TV,\C} = Z_{RT, Z(\C)}$, namely that the theories give the same 3-manifold invariants. In future papers we will show that this equality extends to an equivalence of TQFTs.

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