**Note**: The readings refer to the lecture notes.

SES # | TOPICS | READINGS* | KEY DATES |
---|---|---|---|

1 - 2 | Generalities on QFT, the Stationary Phase Formula | Chapters 1 and 2 | |

3 - 5 | Feynman Calculus | Chapter 3 | Homework 1 due in Ses. 3 |

6 - 7 | Matrix Integral | Chapter 4 | Homework 2 due in Ses. 6 |

8 - 9 | Euler Characteristic of Moduli of Curves | Chapter 5 | Homework 3 due in Ses. 8 |

10 | Matrix Integrals and Counting Planar Diagrams | Chapter 6 | |

11 - 12 | Quantum Mechanics | Chapter 7 | Homework 4 due in Ses. 11 |

13 - 15 | Operator Approach to Quantum Mechanics, Supergeometry | Chapters 8 and 9 | Homework 5 due in Ses. 13 |

16 - 17 | Quantum Mechanics for Fermions, Free Field Theory | Chapters 10 and 11 |
Homework 6 due in Ses. 16 Homework 7 due in Ses. 17 |