Winter School Gauge Theory
                                                and Geometry

December 14 - 17, 2006
in Göttingen


PROGRAMM


Do. 14.12.06
Fr. 15.12.06
Sa. 16.12.06
So. 17.12.06
09:30 - 10:30
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J. Figueroa-O Farill
Self-duality in higher dimensions I
J. Figueroa-O Farill
Self-duality and supersymmetry I
J. Figueroa-O Farill
Self-duality and supersymmetry II

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11:00 - 12:00
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R. Bielawski
Introduction to monopoles

B. Szendröi
Donaldson--Thomas theory. Toric threefolds and the topological vertex. Gauge-string duality: the MNOP conjecture II
B. Szendröi
Higher-rank theory: bundles on threefolds. Fibred varieties: elliptic and ALE fibrations

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lunch
lunch
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14:00 - 15:00
U. Frauenfelder
The Arnold-Givental conjecture and Moment Floer homology

J. Figueroa-O Farill
Self-duality in higher dimensions II
R. Bielawski
Differential and algebraic geometry of monopole moduli spaces
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15:30 - 16:30
U. Frauenfelder
Vortices on the cylinder
B. Szendröi
Donaldson--Thomas theory. Toric threefolds and the topological vertex. Gauge-string duality: the MNOP conjecture I
B. Szendröi
Calabi-Yau algebras and non-commutative U(1) gauge theory
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17:00 - 18:00
U. Frauenfelder

Rabinowitz action functional and obstructions for exact contact embeddings
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Die Veranstaltung findet im Sitzungszimmer des Mathematischen Institut statt