Quantum Field Theory, D-Modules and Integrable Systems

Robbert Dijkgraaf

Universiteit van Amsterdam

Brandeis University

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Talk at 4:30 p.m. in 131 Abelson Hall (NOTE UNUSUAL PLACE)

Tea at 4:00 p.m. in 300 Goldsmith Hall

Abstract: There is a well-established relation between two-dimensional conformal field theories, algebraic curves and integrable systems. There is also a natural non-commutative version of this story that involves D-modules and that naturally leads to the classes of tau- functions that appear in string theory.

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