50 A reading list for topological quantum field theory? 2009-10-12T17:26:20.980

38 What is Chern-Simons theory? 2009-10-31T01:12:04.097

31 Usefulness of using TQFTs 2011-04-04T13:30:39.117

29 Resources for graphical languages / Penrose notation / Feynman diagrams / birdtracks? 2010-05-18T23:29:48.223

29 What are D-branes, really? 2010-10-22T23:32:02.190

24 What's the current state of the classification of not-fully-extended TQFTs? 2010-07-09T05:35:19.413

23 Why are fusion categories interesting? 2009-11-19T21:52:58.547

23 When is a TQFT the dimensional reduction of a higher dimensional TQFT? 2010-06-09T12:26:20.447

19 Interpreting the CS/WZW correspondence 2014-03-15T11:18:07.853

19 Is the determinant of cohomology a TQFT? 2016-06-09T17:31:23.420

18 Do all 3D TQFTs come from Reshetikhin-Turaev? 2009-10-12T21:23:36.100

18 What happened to the Vacuum Hypothesis in TQFT? 2010-03-07T15:13:24.967

17 Calculating 6j-symbols (aka Racah-Wigner coefficients) for quantum groups 2010-02-19T08:31:37.027

17 How many definitions are there of the Jones polynomial? 2011-06-13T23:37:50.283

15 What's the right way to think about "anomalies" in 3d TQFTs? 2009-10-12T21:57:51.980

15 Cohomology rings and 2D TQFTs 2009-12-13T17:13:59.377

14 Reshetikhin-Turaev as a 3-2-1-theory 2012-01-19T17:50:38.200

14 Do TQFTs give a complete set of invariants of manifolds? 2018-01-13T22:26:47.463

13 Homotopy Fixed Points of SO(2) on Fully Dualizable Algebras 2011-08-28T22:33:59.703

13 How unique are extensions of TQFTs to lower dimension? 2013-04-22T06:37:44.543

13 What is the (quasi-) classical limit of categorified quantum groups? 2016-05-29T10:53:53.773

12 Turaev-Viro extended TQFT 2009-11-10T04:54:36.780

12 References for a certain generalization of Hochschild cohomology? 2009-12-08T21:24:13.840

12 Spin TQFT's in dimensions (1+1) 2011-04-14T16:03:13.967

12 How to calculate the Witten-Reshetikhin-Turaev invariants from a triangulation? 2011-06-22T03:34:03.203

12 S-matrix for the HOMFLY/Hecke category 2012-06-28T17:37:27.407

12 Motivation and unsolved problems of TQFT 2012-08-09T06:29:19.467

12 Morita equivalence for *-algebras 2012-12-24T17:36:01.940

12 Classifying TQFTs with 1d vector spaces 2014-08-19T11:00:30.493

12 Does the Turaev-Viro theory for the generalized $E_6$ subfactor for $\mathbb{Z}/7$ distinguish $L(7,1)$ and $L(7,2)$? 2016-05-26T16:18:05.347

11 What do decategorification and "compactification on a circle" have to do with each other? 2009-11-06T16:09:23.667

11 When can we tell if PROPs, Algebraic Theories, etc. are faithfully detected in a given category? 2011-09-08T16:23:50.377

11 Is there a reasonable definition of TQFTs for n-cobordisms with connected inputs/outputs? 2013-10-26T19:19:25.020

11 How are the Walker-Wang TQFT and the Crane-Yetter TQFT related? 2015-01-22T14:49:15.663

11 Why is a Topological Field Theory equivalent to a Frobenius algebra? 2016-12-07T15:17:39.030

10 Seiberg-Witten theory on 4-manifolds with boundary 2010-03-15T20:42:58.290

10 Are bundle gerbes bundles of algebras? 2011-08-11T15:11:37.880

10 Reference request for TQFT, functoriality 2012-03-01T06:33:48.313

10 Anomalies in the definition of Turaev's TQFT 2013-05-16T02:59:57.717

10 Mapping class group vs automorphism group in cobordism category 2014-01-22T12:05:51.510

10 Segal's 1999 Stanford lecture notes on TQFT, where to find them? 2015-09-02T07:43:32.040

9 Witten's topological twisting 2010-10-23T05:47:21.733

9 Why Lagrangian cobordism? 2010-11-08T20:19:42.413

9 Why does the index of the Dirac operator on a manifold with boundary live inside the Pfaffian line of the boundary Dirac operator? 2012-03-28T16:42:31.860

9 Trace of a functor (or dimension of a category) in extended 2d TQFTs 2012-10-15T19:14:19.147

9 A proof of the gluing axiom of a TQFT 2012-10-16T01:15:59.987

9 Provide a citation for the "spine lemma"? 2013-09-18T04:07:16.337

9 TQFT characterization of braiding statistics 2015-04-17T04:19:30.933

9 Is there a definition of an $\infty$-groupoid in HoTT whose terms are $n$-manifolds and whose higher morphisms are diffeomorphisms/isotopies/etc? 2015-09-25T20:50:30.760

9 Which manifolds are sensitive to the cocycle in the Dijkgraaf-Witten model? 2017-06-22T10:45:40.253

9 String cobracket from TFT 2017-07-13T12:14:09.207

8 The algebro-geometric counterpart of the Dijkgraaf-Witten model 2010-08-13T05:46:46.953

8 Completion of n-fold Segal spaces 2011-11-10T18:11:44.290

8 Understand Witten's "QFT and Jones Polynomials" - how does he get to the twisted Dirac operator L_{-}? 2012-08-07T18:07:05.217

8 Does the notion of a "coherent state" exist in TQFTs? (ETQFTs?) 2014-03-21T15:53:31.993

8 Learning roadmap to TQFT from a mathematics perspective 2014-08-15T20:31:48.670

8 How do sutured TQFT fit into the larger TQFT picture? 2016-07-28T22:52:18.880

8 Is there a 1-dimensional analogue of the correspondence between the Levin-Wen and Turaev-Viro models? 2017-05-31T22:26:59.340

7 What are TQFTs that are multiplicative under connected sums? Do bordisms with connected sum as monoidal product exist? 2014-08-25T14:04:40.927

7 Is there a higher, "orientalish" version of geometric realisation? 2015-03-29T12:33:11.617

7 Is there a classification of 2d extended TQFTs with defects? 2015-04-14T12:25:16.687

7 Gauss-Milgram formula for fermionic topological order? 2015-06-23T14:34:52.417

7 6j symbols with Majorana indices 2015-09-03T23:19:07.607

7 $S^3$ partition function from the 1-category of $S^1$ in Chern Simons theory 2017-01-08T20:26:36.060

7 Is a unitary Hamiltonian TQFT the same as a unitary axiomatic TQFT? 2017-02-04T11:46:19.943

7 Can I recover a crossed module by its homomorphisms? 2017-06-30T13:58:44.337

6 Can string topology be a open-closed TCFT with the full set of branes? 2010-06-25T20:52:53.087

6 Deriving the Hilbert spaces for Chern-Simons TQFTs with complex gauge group 2011-10-31T23:58:37.690

6 Examples of calculations of Turaev-Reshetikhin TQFT of cobordisms with boundaries have genera greater than 1 2012-06-19T04:32:05.967

6 How to compute the abelianization of the representation theory of a Hopf algebra? 2013-06-08T00:39:40.357

6 Freed-Hopkins-Lurie-Teleman topological boundary conditions v.s. Lagrangian subspace 2017-03-21T22:48:47.183

6 Khovanov homology and Crane-Yetter TQFT 2017-06-28T10:04:34.220

6 Has the structure of the 2-dimensional pin$^{\pm}$ bordism categories been written down? 2017-12-06T22:56:26.150

5 Separable and Fin. Gen. Projective but not Frobenius? 2009-10-22T20:28:41.317

5 What does it mean to extend a 2d (topological) conformal field theory to Deligne-Mumford space? 2010-11-27T22:22:12.813

5 What is the state in the WRT TQFT associated to a handlebody? 2011-07-29T03:46:44.510

5 Set of physical states of FQHE on closed Riemann surface = ? 2012-05-25T19:05:43.793

5 S-matrix for the BMW category 2012-06-28T17:20:11.737

5 Does the following "symmetric" 2nd cohomology group of a finite group with coefficients in $Z_2$ always vanish? 2012-09-30T15:05:17.057

5 Is there a version of the 2d cobordism hypothesis for surfaces with non-empty incoming and outgoing boundary? 2012-11-01T23:23:46.330

5 Kauffman's state model for the Alexander polynomial, via representation theory 2013-08-13T23:54:46.607

5 Geometric Intuition of $P^+$ in Modular Tensor Categories 2014-04-18T00:01:43.200

5 High dimensional topological field theory 2014-09-19T14:08:53.027

5 Is there a quotient or exact sequence of symmetric, premodular (ribbon fusion) and modular categories? 2015-02-25T16:34:21.020

5 Fully dualizability of dg-algebras 2016-03-07T12:06:39.460

5 What is the Heegaard Floer Homology of a connect sum of $S^2 \times S^1$s? 2016-04-20T05:49:21.863

5 Is a CohFT completely determined by its high genus values? 2016-08-16T21:42:39.280

5 Differential form TQFT for Walker-Wang model? 2016-12-23T22:46:44.530

5 Is Turaev-Viro-Barrett-Westbury stronger than homotopy? 2017-01-17T17:34:24.683

5 Analogue of Reshetikhin-Turaev construction for unoriented TQFTs 2017-01-21T17:50:47.693

5 Does this $SU(2)$ Chern-Simons Superconformal Index Example have Modular Properties? 2017-10-22T13:55:09.293

5 What do "pivotal" and "spherical" mean for (unitary) fusion categories on the level of the $F$-symbols? 2018-02-03T11:37:31.447

4 What is the Gromov-Witten potential associated to String Topology? 2010-06-10T14:10:41.483

4 Does a Dehn twist in the mapping class group of an cobordism give a BV-operator in string topology? 2010-08-06T13:49:48.873

4 How do we handle the symmetry condition in nCob and TQFTs? 2014-07-01T14:17:07.650

4 Reference Request for TQFTs 2015-01-02T22:55:33.400

4 Loop defects in Walker-Wang model 2015-03-27T05:28:15.600

4 How can I understand the braiding terms introduced in the plaquette operator of the Walker-Wang TQFT 2015-09-25T12:25:12.953

4 Tell me something about these "component tensor" TQFT's 2016-09-17T01:30:41.930