|Reading group on Quantization of BCOV and the higher-genus B-model|
|Topic:||Givental's quantization of semi-simple Frobenius manifolds|
|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.