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Axel Ljungström: Introduction to Homotopy Type Theory

Time: Fri 2022-02-11 13.15 - 14.15

Location: SU, Kräftriket 5, Room 32

Participating: Axel Ljungström (Stockholm University)

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The aim of this talk is to give an informal introduction to the fundamentals of Homotopy Type Theory (HoTT). For those of you who slept through Logic 1: don’t worry — my intention is to emphasise the homotopy theoretic aspects of the theory. I will (try to) answer questions like:
– What is a type?
– What is univalence?
– How and why can type theory be used to reason about topological spaces?