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Conference in honour of Ross Street's sixtieth birthday

July 11-16 2005, Macquarie University, Sydney

Tue, 12 July:  11:20 - 12:00

Swiss cheese as the categorical ether
Voronov, Alexander (University of Minnesota)

We show that the Swiss-cheese operad may serve as the ``$n$-categorical ether'', bookkeeping the composition structure for morphisms of different levels.

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