**Edinburgh Lectures on Geometry, Analysis and Physics**

by Michael Atiyah

**Publisher**: arXiv 2010**Number of pages**: 41

**Description**:

These lecture notes are based on a set of six lectures that I gave in Edinburgh in 2008/2009 and they cover some topics in the interface between Geometry and Physics. They involve some unsolved problems and conjectures and I hope they may stimulate readers to investigate them.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(460KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Topology and Physics: A Historical Essay**

by

**C. Nash**-

**arXiv**

In this essay we wish to embark on the telling of a story which, almost certainly, stands only at its beginning. We shall discuss the links and the interaction between one very old subject, physics, and a much newer one, topology.

(

**8217**views)

**Geometry and Group Theory**

by

**Christopher Pope**-

**Texas A&M University**

Lecture notes on Geometry and Group Theory. In this course, we develop the basic notions of Manifolds and Geometry, with applications in physics, and also we develop the basic notions of the theory of Lie Groups, and their applications in physics.

(

**12304**views)

**Lectures on the Geometry of Quantization**

by

**Sean Bates, Alan Weinstein**-

**University of California at Berkeley**

An introduction to the ideas of microlocal analysis and the related symplectic geometry, with an emphasis on the role which these ideas play in formalizing the transition between the mathematics of classical dynamics and that of quantum mechanics.

(

**7388**views)

**Lectures on complex geometry, Calabi-Yau manifolds and toric geometry**

by

**Vincent Bouchard**-

**arXiv**

These are introductory lecture notes on complex geometry, Calabi-Yau manifolds and toric geometry. We first define basic concepts of complex and Kahler geometry. We then proceed with an analysis of various definitions of Calabi-Yau manifolds.

(

**4626**views)