rambling lectures by John C. Baez

Originally prepared in a
low-tech format which downloads fast,

but now available in LaTeX,
Postscript, and this format

thanks to help from Michael Weiss

**May 14, 1992**

In these notes I chat about the following subjects:

- The Conway Polynomial
- Anyons and Braids
- Polyakov's Model
- The Yang-Baxter Equation
- The Quantum Plane
- r-Commutative Geometry
- r-Algebras
- Noncommutative Tori
- Charged Particles in a Magnetic Field
- Leatherworking

© 1992 John Baez

baez@math.removethis.ucr.andthis.edu