Instanton Countin and Knot Invariants

NEW CONNECTIONS OF REPRESENTATION THEORY TO ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY AND PHYSICS
Topic:Instanton Countin and Knot Invariants
Speaker:Hiraku Nakajima
Affiliation:Kyoto University, Japan and Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Friday, September 28
Time/Room:10:30am - 12:30pm/S-101

This seminar will cover such topics as: Jones-Witten knot invariants, large N duality, knot invariants and Gromov-Witten invariants, topological vertex, Nekrasov's partition function and geometric engineering. The first lecture will give an overview of the material to be discussed in the seminar.