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# Enumerative Geometry and String Theory

### About this Title

**Sheldon Katz**, *University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL*

Publication: The Student Mathematical Library

Publication Year
2006: Volume 32

ISBNs: 978-0-8218-3687-3 (print); 978-1-4704-2143-4 (online)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/stml/032

MathSciNet review: MR2218550

MSC: Primary 14N10; Secondary 14N35, 81T30

### Table of Contents

**Front/Back Matter**

**Chapters**

- Chapter 1. Warming up to enumerative geometry
- Chapter 2. Enumerative geometry in the projective plane
- Chapter 3. Stable maps and enumerative geometry
- Chapter 4. Crash course in topology and manifolds
- Chapter 5. Crash course in $C^\infty $ manifolds and cohomology
- Chapter 6. Cellular decompositions and line bundles
- Chapter 7. Enumerative geometry of lines
- Chapter 8. Excess intersection
- Chapter 9. Rational curves on the quintic threefold
- Chapter 10. Mechanics
- Chapter 11. Introduction to supersymmetry
- Chapter 12. Introduction to string theory
- Chapter 13. Topological quantum field theory
- Chapter 14. Quantum cohomology and enumerative geometry