Perturbative quantization and Master equation

Reading group on Quantization of BCOV and the higher-genus B-model
Topic:Perturbative quantization and Master equation
Speaker:James Pascaleff
Affiliation:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Tuesday, February 14
Time/Room:3:15pm - 4:30pm/West Building Lecture Hall

I will attempt to explain Costello's set up of the problem of perturbative quantization of a gauge theory in the Batalin-Vilkovisky formalism, thus allowing us to formulate the main results of Costello and Li.