Givental's quantization of semi-simple Frobenius manifolds

Reading group on Quantization of BCOV and the higher-genus B-model
Topic:Givental's quantization of semi-simple Frobenius manifolds
Speaker:Bohan Fang
Affiliation:Peking University; Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Thursday, April 13
Time/Room:4:00pm - 5:00pm/West Building Lecture Hall

Givental's quantization formula describes higher genus invariants from genus zero data, the Frobenius manifold. I will describe this quantization and state Teleman's result that this quantization actually describes all semisimple cohomological field theories. I will use Gromov-Witten theory of a toric manifold as a main example.