# Free factorization algebras and homology of configuration spaces in algebraic geometry

## Quoc P. Ho (University of Chicago)

We provide a construction of free factorization algebras in algebraic geometry and link factorization homology of a scheme with coefficients in a free factorization algebra to the homology of its (unordered) configuration spaces. As an application, we obtain a purely algebro-geometric proof of homological stability of configuration spaces.

Tuesday, March 29th, at 4:00pm in HBH 227

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