Lie Groups Seminar

Yael KarshonUniversity of Toronto
Bott canonical basis

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:30pm
Malott 406

I will report on work in progress with Jihyeon Jessie Yang, whose purpose is to resurrect an old idea of Raoul Bott for constructing canonical bases for unitary representations of compact Lie groups. We use a large torus action on a family of Bott-Samelson manifolds over $\mathbf{C}^n$.