2016
Mar
23

# Topology & geometry, Amitai Zernik (Hebrew University), "Fixed-point Expressions for Open Gromov-Witten Invariants - overview and $A_{\infty}$ perspective"

11:00am to 12:45pm

## Location:

Ross building, Hebrew University (Seminar Room 70A)

Abstract:

In this pair of talks I will discuss how to obtain fixed-point expressions

for open Gromov-Witten invariants. The talks will be self-contained,

and the second talk will only require a small part of the first talk,

which we will review.

The Atiyah-Bott localization formula has become a valuable tool for

computation of symplectic invariants given in terms of integrals on

the moduli spaces of closed stable maps. In contrast, the moduli spaces

of open stable maps have boundary which must be taken into account

In this pair of talks I will discuss how to obtain fixed-point expressions

for open Gromov-Witten invariants. The talks will be self-contained,

and the second talk will only require a small part of the first talk,

which we will review.

The Atiyah-Bott localization formula has become a valuable tool for

computation of symplectic invariants given in terms of integrals on

the moduli spaces of closed stable maps. In contrast, the moduli spaces

of open stable maps have boundary which must be taken into account