University of Birmingham > Talks@bham > Theoretical computer science seminar > Homotopy coherent distributive laws

## Homotopy coherent distributive lawsAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Nick Gurski (University of Sheffield)
- Friday 17 February 2017, 11:00-12:00
- Computer Science Sloman Lounge.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Paul Taylor. Distributive laws have a classical theory going back to Beck, and a slightly more two-dimensional theory due to Street. Recent work on the homotopy-coherent version of the formal theory of monads by Riehl and Verity has opened up obvious questions and a promising strategy for the analogue for distributive laws. I will discuss some of the history and motivations, as well as the challenges, of following this strategy. This is joint work with James Cranch and Daniel Schaeppi. This talk is part of the Theoretical computer science seminar series. ## This talk is included in these lists:- Computer Science Departmental Series
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