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EGN Main Seminar: Knot invariants from mirror symmetry April 11, 2018 (03:30 PM PDT - 04:30 PM PDT)
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Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Speaker(s) Andrea Brini (Imperial College, London)
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I will present a conjectural general correspondence relating quantum invariants of knots in three-space to a version of higher genus mirror symmetry given by the celebrated Eynard-Orantin topological recursion, the computation of the former being solved by the latter. The correspondence rests on the identification of a natural group of piecewise linear transformations on both sides of the correspondence. The talk will be largely introductory and mainly focused on the enumerative geometry/B-model side of the story, and everyone's invited.

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