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Group, Lie and Number Theory

Date:  Monday, September 25, 2017
Location:  4088 East Hall (4:10 PM to 5:30 PM)

Title:  Mirror symmetry for flag varieties via the Langlands program (Joint with Geometry & Physics seminar)

Abstract:   I will talk about a mirror theorem for minuscule flag varieties. The mirror theorem asserts that two systems of differential equations coincide: one arising from quantum cohomology, and the other from a Landau-Ginzburg model. The idea of the proof is to recognize the former as a Galois object and the latter as an automorphic object, and apply the (ramified) geometric Langlands correspondence. Some surprising connections to Kloosterman sums and sheaves will appear. This is joint work with Nicolas Templier.


Speaker:  Thomas Lam
Institution:  UM

Event Organizer:   Kartik Prasanna   


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