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Geometry Seminar

Date: November 3, 2017

Time: 4:00PM - 5:00PM

Location: BLOC 628

Speaker: John Calabrese, Rice University


Title: Comparison Formulae for Donaldson-Thomas Invariants

Abstract: Donaldson-Thomas numbers are virtual enumerative invariants attached to Calabi-Yau threefolds. I will begin the talk to provide some intuition for these, in the context of curve-counting. I will then discuss a few comparison formulae.