Topics in Geometry: Mirror Symmetry

Figure of blue, purple, and pink manifold.

Two-dimensional hypersurface of the quintic Calabi-Yau three-fold. (Image courtesy of Jbourjai on Wikimedia Commons.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

18.969

As Taught In

Spring 2009

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course will focus on various aspects of mirror symmetry. It is aimed at students who already have some basic knowledge in symplectic and complex geometry (18.966, or equivalent). The geometric concepts needed to formulate various mathematical versions of mirror symmetry will be introduced along the way, in variable levels of detail and rigor.

Auroux, Denis. 18.969 Topics in Geometry: Mirror Symmetry, Spring 2009. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-969-topics-in-geometry-mirror-symmetry-spring-2009 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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