Geometry/Physics Seminar

Title: Cohomological field theories (pre-talk)
Speaker: Paolo Rossi
Speaker Info: CNRS
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In this introductory talk, after recalling the main notions on the geometry of the Deligne-Mumford moduli space of stabe curves, we will review Kontsevich and Manin's definition of Cohomological Field Theories as special systems of cohomology classes on the aforementioned moduli space. We will consider several examples and, time permitting, we will state the Witten-Kontsevich theorem.
Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Time: 1:00pm
Where: Lunt 103
Contact Person: Ezra Getzler
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