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Poisson geometry, moduli spaces, and applications

Poisson geometry, moduli spaces, and applications

These lectures (consisting of 3 courses) will provide an introduction to Poisson geometry, symplectic geometry, and some of their applications such as moduli spaces. The origins of this field lie in mechanics and symplectic geometry, but the field developed rapidly towards the end of the 20th century, producing sophisticated concepts which unify many of the classical ideas and provide a mathematical foundation for applications to quantum theory. Participants will gain an overview of the field and be informed about typical applications. Each lecture (or course) will include introductory material – graduate students and researchers in mathematics, physics, and engineering are welcome.

Special lectures

Dates: June 24-28, 2019
Time: 10:40~16:15
Venue: Nishi-Waseda Campus, Room 60-303, Nishi-Waseda Campus, Waseda University

  • Audience : For All
  • Admission : Free
  • Registration : No need
  • Language : English
  • Contact : Prof. Martin Guest martin□waseda.jp □→@

COURSE 1: “Introduction to Poisson geometry” by Prof. Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach (Ecole Polytechnique, retired)

Schedule:
Monday June 24, 10:40-12:10
Tuesday June 25, 10:40-12:10
Wednesday June 26, 10:40-12:10 [or discussion/problem session]
Thursday June 27, 10:40-12:10
Friday June 28, 10:40-12:10

Plan of the lectures
References for the lectures

COURSE 2: “Applications of Poisson geometry and related topics”

Schedule:
Monday June 24, 13:00-14:30 Speaker: Prof. Yuji Hirota (Azabu University)
Tuesday June 25, 13:00-14:30 Speaker: Prof. Hiroaki Yoshimura (Waseda University)
Wednesday June 26, 13:00-14:30 Speaker: Prof. Noriaki Ikeda (Ritsumeikan University)
Thursday June 27, 13:00-14:30 Speaker: Prof. Yoshiaki Maeda (Tohoku University and Tohoku Forum for Creativity)
Friday June 28, 13:00-14:30 Speaker: Dr. Tomoya Nakamura (Waseda University)

Titles and abstracts of the lectures

COURSE 3: “Introduction to moduli spaces of flat connections” by Prof. Nan-Kuo Ho (National Tsing-Hua University)

Schedule:
Monday June 24, 14:45-16:15
Tuesday June 25, 14:45-16:15
Wednesday June 26, 14:45-16:15 [or discussion/problem session]
Thursday June 27, 14:45-16:15
Friday June 28, 14:45-16:15

Plan of the lectures
References for the lectures

Dates
  • 0624

    MON
    2019

    0628

    FRI
    2019

Place

早稲田大学 西早稲田キャンパス 60号館303

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