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AMS/IP Studies in Advanced Mathematics 2008; 244 pp; softcover Volume: 44 ISBN10: 0821847643 ISBN13: 9780821847640 List Price: US$71 Member Price: US$56.80 Order Code: AMSIP/44 See also: Mirror Symmetry V  Noriko Yui, ShingTung Yau and James D Lewis Mirror Symmetry  Kentaro Hori, Sheldon Katz, Albrecht Klemm, Rahul Pandharipande, Richard Thomas, Cumrun Vafa, Ravi Vakil and Eric Zaslow Enumerative Geometry and String Theory  Sheldon Katz  Over the past decade string theory has had an increasing impact on many areas of physics: high energy and hadronic physics, gravitation and cosmology, mathematical physics and even condensed matter physics. The impact has been through many major conceptual and methodological developments in quantum field theory in the past fifteen years. In addition, string theory has exerted a dramatic influence on developments in contemporary mathematics, including GromovWitten theory, mirror symmetry in complex and symplectic geometry, and important ramifications in enumerative geometry. This volume is derived from a conference of younger leading practitioners around the common theme: "What is string theory?" The talks covered major current topics, both mathematical and physical, related to string theory. Titles in this series are copublished with International Press of Boston, Inc., Cambridge, MA. Readership Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in string theory in mathematics and physics. 


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