|Orateur(s)||Richard Thomas - Imperial College Londres,|
|Titre||Counting things: enumerative algebraic geometry from physics|
|Horaire||17:00 à 18:00|
For centuries mathematicians have generalised statements like “there is a unique line through any 2 points”, but with increasing technical difficulties. It was not until the late 1990s that new ideas from mathematics and string theory allowed rigorous definitions to be made of these “curve counting problems”.