Lectures on Geometry by Edward Witten

Lectures on Geometry

byEdward Witten, Martin Bridson, Helmut Hofer

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This volume contains a collection of papers based on lectures delivered by distinguished mathematicians at Clay Mathematics Institute events over the past few years. It is intended to be the first in an occasional series ofvolumes of CMI lectures. Although not explicitly linked, the topics in this inaugural volume have a common flavour and a common appeal to all who are interested in recent developments in geometry. They are intended to be accessible to all who work in this general area, regardless of their ownparticular research interests.

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Edward Witten is one of the leading figures in contemporary theoretical physics. He has made ground-breaking contributions to Physics and Mathematics. He has been given numerous awards, including the Fields Medal in 2004 and the Fundamental Physics Prize in 2012. He is a Foreign Member of the Royal Society and a Fellow of the American ...
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Title:Lectures on GeometryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:April 5, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198784910

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Table of Contents

1. Edward Witten: Two Lectures On The Jones Polynomial and Khovanov Homology2. Marc Lackenby: Elementary Knot Theory3. Martin R. Bridson: Cube Complexes, Subgroups of Mapping Class Groups, and Nilpotent Genus4. Helmut Hofer: Polyfolds and Fredholm Theory5. Rahul Pandharipande: Maps, Sheaves and K3 Surfaces