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GASC Seminar "More About the Supersymmetric Residue Theorem" by Chris Beasley (Northeastern)

Abstract: The Euler class of a real vector bundle V over a smooth manifold M can famously be described by a finite-dimensional supersymmetric integral, which provides a toy model for cohomological field theory.
I will discuss an analogous result when M is a complex manifold and V is a holomorphic vector bundle.  In the complex case, one obtains a family of multidimensional residue theorems.  As time permits, I will sketch applications to supersymmetric gauge theory and string theory.

Monday, September 18 at 12:00pm to 1:15pm

511 Lake Hall

Event Type

Seminar

Departments

COS, Mathematics, Geometry, Algebra, Singularities, Combinatorics (GASC)

Sponsoring Organization

Department of Mathematics

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