Homological mirror symmetry and symplectic mapping class groups

Members' Seminar
Topic:Homological mirror symmetry and symplectic mapping class groups
Speaker:Nicholas Sheridan
Affiliation:Princeton University; Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Monday, October 17
Time/Room:1:15pm - 2:15pm/S-101
Video Link:https://video.ias.edu/membsem/2016/1017-NicholasSheridan

I will give a brief overview of symplectic mapping class groups, then explain how one can use homological mirror symmetry to get information about them. This is joint work with Ivan Smith.