# String-Math 2011

### About this Title

**Jonathan Block**, *University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA*, **Jacques Distler**, *University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX*, **Ron Donagi**, *University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA* and **Eric Sharpe**, *Virginia Polytech Institute & State University, Blacksburg, VA*, Editors

Publication: Proceedings of Symposia in Pure Mathematics

Publication Year:
2012; Volume 85

ISBNs: 978-0-8218-7295-6 (print); 978-0-8218-9391-3 (online)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/pspum/085

### Table of Contents

**Front/Back Matter**

**Plenary talks **

- M. Aganagic and S. Shakirov – Refined Chern-Simons theory and knot homology
- P. Aspinwall and R. Plesser – Elusive worldsheet instantons in heterotic string compactifications
- M. Cheng and J. Duncan – The largest Matheiu group and (mock) automorphic forms
- R. Donagi, J. Guffin, S. Katz and E. Sharpe – (0,2) quantum cohomology
- M. Douglas – Foundations of quantum field theory
- S. Gukov and M. Stosic – Homological algebra of knots and BPS states
- M. Marcolli – Motivic structures in QFT
- G. Moore and Y. Tachikawa – On 2d TQFT’s whose values are holomorphic symplectic varieties
- Y. Ruan – The Witten equation and the geometry of the Landau-Ginzburg model
- L.-S. Tseng and S.-T. Yau – Non-Kähler Calabi-Yau manifolds
- S. Schafer-Nameki – F theory GUTs: Global aspects and phenomenology
- M. Wijnholt – Higgs bundles and string phenomenology

**Contributed talks **

- D. Baraglia – Topological T-duality with monodromy
- N. Behr and S. Fredenhagen – Variable transformation defects
- E. Bergshoeff and F. Riccioni – The D-brane U-scan
- N. Carqueville and M. Kay – An invitation to algebraic topological string theory
- A. Francis, T. Jarvis, D. Johnson and R. Suggs – Landau-Ginzburg mirror symmetry for orbifolded Frobenius algebras
- J. Fullwood and M. van Hoeij – Hirzebruch invariants of elliptic fibrations
- S. Gregorian – $G_2$ structure deformations and warped products
- M. Hamanaka – Noncommutative solitons and quasi-determinants
- B. Jurke – Computing cohomology on toric varieties
- T. Kragh – Fibrancy of symplectic homology in cotangent bundles
- D. Pomerleano – Curved string topology and tangential Fukaya categories
- T. Rahn – Target space dualities of heterotic grand unified theories
- F. Ruffino – Freed-Witten anomaly and D-brane gauge theories
- J. Seo – Singularity structure and massless dyons of pure Seiberg-Witten theories with SU and Sp gauge groups
- A. Sheshmani – Introduction to the theory of higher rank stable pairs and virtual localization
- N. Sibilla – HMS for punctured tori and categorical maping class group actions
- J. Yagi – Vanishing chiral algebras and Hohn-Stolz conjecture