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The Erwin Schroedinger Institute for Mathematical Physics

Jacopo Stoppa: Recent applications of wall-crossing to algebraic and differential geometry

In the mathematical physics literature, wall-crossing refers to the variation of some (”BPS”) indices in supersymmetric theories when certain couplings hit a critical locus. In recent years wall-crossing ideas from physics have had a deep influence on algebraic and differential geometry. I will briefly discuss some of my work in this area, concentrating on correspondences between Gromov-Witten theory and quiver representations, and on some geometry which emerges from the physical results relating wall-crossing to Hitchin systems.

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Type: Lecture
When: Sep 27, 2013
from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Erwin Schrödinger Lecture Hall
Organizers: Joachim Schwermer (ESI, U Vienna)
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