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By Shigeyuki Kondō (auth.), Radu Laza, Matthias Schütt, Noriko Yui (eds.)

In contemporary years, learn in K3 surfaces and Calabi–Yau kinds has noticeable surprising development from either mathematics and geometric issues of view, which in flip maintains to have a big effect and influence in theoretical physics—in specific, in string thought. The workshop on mathematics and Geometry of K3 surfaces and Calabi–Yau threefolds, held on the Fields Institute (August 16-25, 2011), aimed to offer a cutting-edge survey of those new advancements. This complaints quantity incorporates a consultant sampling of the extensive diversity of subject matters lined via the workshop. whereas the topics diversity from mathematics geometry via algebraic geometry and differential geometry to mathematical physics, the papers are obviously comparable by way of the typical subject of Calabi–Yau kinds. With the wide variety of branches of arithmetic and mathematical physics touched upon, this region unearths many deep connections among matters formerly thought of unrelated.

Unlike so much different meetings, the 2011 Calabi–Yau workshop begun with three days of introductory lectures. a range of four of those lectures is incorporated during this quantity. those lectures can be utilized as a place to begin for the graduate scholars and different junior researchers, or as a consultant to the topic.

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