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Monday, October 19, 2020

**Abstract:** In this expository talk I'd like to give a brief introduction to algebraic $K$-theory. We'll start with an short historical overview. We'll then go into one of the many successful definitions for higher algebraic $K$-theory, that given by Waldhausen. If time permits, I'll give a slightly more conceptual perspective on Waldhausen $K$-theory. Please email vb8 at illinois dot edu for the zoom details.