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Meeting 13.2: Topological quantum computing and 3-manifold invariants

We spell out the precise relation between 3-manifold/knot invariants and the model of topological quantum computing discussed in the previous several meetings.

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Meeting 2.1: Heegaard splittings of 3-manifolds

I sketch the proof that every (orientable, closed, PL) 3-manifold has a Heegaard splitting.

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Meeting 1.2: The best dimension is 3

We discuss triangulations of manifolds, and then I justify my hot take that the best dimension is three.

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