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FIELD Math:Geometry
DATE November 04 (Thu), 2021
TIME 10:30-11:30
PLACE Online
SPEAKER Shoemaker, Mark
HOST Kim, Bumsig
INSTITUTE Colorado state university
TITLE A mirror theorem for GLSMs
ABSTRACT A gauged linear sigma model (GLSM) consists roughly of a complex vector space V, a group G acting on V, a character \theta of G, and a G-invariant function w on V. This data defines a GIT quotient Y = [V //_\theta G] and a function on that quotient. GLSMs arise naturally in a number of contexts, for instance as the mirrors to Fano manifolds and as examples of noncommutative crepant resolutions. GLSMs provide a broad setting in which it is possible to define an enumerative curve counting theory, simultaneously generalizing FJRW theory and the Gromov-Witten theory of hypersurfaces. Despite a significant effort to rigorously define the enumerative invariants of a GLSM, very few computations of these invariants have been carried out. In this talk I will describe a new method for computing generating functions of GLSM invariants. I will explain how these generating functions arise as derivatives of generating functions of Gromov-Witten invariants of Y.
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