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To this end, I'll present a review of dualization in a symmetric monoidal category, discuss a few examples focusing on the category of vector spaces, and finally present a proof for the equivalence of 1-dimensional TQFTs and finite dimensional vector spaces.

# Topology Seminar

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Tue., Feb. 7, 2023 1:00 p.m.
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Location: CL 251
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**Speaker: **Carlos Gabriel Valenzuela, University of Regina

**Title: **On the classification of 1-dimensional TQFTs

**Abstract: **

To this end, I'll present a review of dualization in a symmetric monoidal category, discuss a few examples focusing on the category of vector spaces, and finally present a proof for the equivalence of 1-dimensional TQFTs and finite dimensional vector spaces.