**Strings and Geometry**

by M. Douglas, J. Gauntlett, M. Gross

**Publisher**: American Mathematical Society 2004**ISBN/ASIN**: 082183715X**ISBN-13**: 9780821837153**Number of pages**: 384

**Description**:

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.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(2.9MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Current Topics in Complex Algebraic Geometry**

by

**Herbert Clemens, János Kollár**-

**Cambridge University Press**

The 1992/93 year at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute was devoted to Complex Algebraic Geometry. This volume collects articles that arose from this event, which took place at a time when algebraic geometry was undergoing a major change.

(

**9984**views)

**Classical Algebraic Geometry: A Modern View**

by

**Igor V. Dolgachev**-

**Cambridge University Press**

The main purpose of the present treatise is to give an account of some of the topics in algebraic geometry which while having occupied the minds of many mathematicians in previous generations have fallen out of fashion in modern times.

(

**4384**views)

**Mirror Symmetry**

by

**Cumrun Vafa, Eric Zaslow**-

**American Mathematical Society**

The book provides an introduction to the field of mirror symmetry from both a mathematical and physical perspective. After covering the relevant background material, the monograph is devoted to the proof of mirror symmetry from various viewpoints.

(

**8120**views)

**Lectures on An Introduction to Grothendieck's Theory of the Fundamental Group**

by

**J.P. Murre**-

**Tata Institute of Fundamental Research**

The purpose of this text is to give an introduction to Grothendieck's theory of the fundamental group in algebraic geometry with the study of the fundamental group of an algebraic curve over an algebraically closed field of arbitrary characteristic.

(

**4908**views)