Mar 5, 2020
Enumerative geometry: old and new
Date: March 5, 2020 |
10:00 am –
Speaker: Felix Janda, IAS Princeton
Location: Mondi Seminar Room 2, Central Building
In this talk, I will show how to solve several classical counting questions. I will then move to a more modern problem with roots in string theory which has been the subject of intense study for the last three decades: The computation of the Gromov-Witten invariants of the quintic threefold, an example of a Calabi-Yau manifold.