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1995 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Boston, MA, October 7-8, 1995
Meeting #903

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Geometry, Topology, and Quantum Field Theory

  • Saturday October 7, 1995, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Geometry, Topology, and Quantum Field Theory, I

    Room 230, Dodge Hall
    Organizers:
    Daniel S. Freed, University of Texas, Austin
    Ezra Getzler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Rank two monopoles and invariants of smooth four-manifolds.
      Paul M. N. Feehan, Harvard University
      Thomas G. Leness*, Michigan State University
      (903-58-133)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      The Betti numbers of Kontsevich's spaces of stable mappings.
      Ezra Getzler*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      (903-14-222)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Enumerating branched covers of surfaces using $2D$ Yang-Mills theory.
      W. Taylor*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      (903-81-237)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Quantum Chern-Simons theory and the semiclassical expansion of the Jones polynomial of links and of Witten's invariant of rational homology spheres.
      L. Rozansky*, Institute for Advanced Study
      (903-32-178)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Conjectures in Chern-Simons perturbation theory.
      Scott E. Axelrod*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      (903-81-223)
  • Saturday October 7, 1995, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Geometry, Topology, and Quantum Field Theory, II

    Room 230, Dodge Hall
    Organizers:
    Daniel S. Freed, University of Texas, Austin
    Ezra Getzler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Mirror symmetry and string theory.
      Shing-Tung Yau*, Harvard University
      (903-81-49)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Intersection numbers in the moduli space of flat connections on a Riemann surface.
      Lisa Claire Jeffrey*, McGill University
      (903-58-77)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Yang-Baxter Chern-Simons models and link invariants.
      Arkady Vaintrob*, University of Utah
      (903-57-236)
    • 3:50 p.m.
      Problem Session
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