Title: The Batalin-Vilkovisky structure on a model of the loop space homology.
Speaker: Prof. Jean-Baptiste Gatsinzi, University of Namibia, Namibia.
Date: 22 January 2016
Time: 3 pm
Let X be a closed, simply connected and orientable manifold of dimension m and LX the space of free loops on X. We use Rational Homotopy Theory to construct a model for the loop space homology. We further define a BV structure which is equivalent, in some cases, to the Chas-Sullivan BV operator.