Strings and Geometry
by M. Douglas, J. Gauntlett, M. Gross
Publisher: American Mathematical Society 2004
Number of pages: 384
This volume highlights some of the current interests of researchers working at the interface between string theory and algebraic geometry. The topics covered include manifolds of special holonomy, supergravity, supersymmetry, D-branes, the McKay correspondence and the Fourier-Mukai transform.
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