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Seminar aimed at a general audience by Anton Zeitlin (Columbia University)

Title: Super-Teichmueller theory

2016.06.17 | Jane Jamshidi

Date Tue 28 Jun
Time 14:15 15:15
Location 1532-122 (Aud G2)


I will give a survey of the recent construction of the analogue of Penner's coordinates on higher Teichmueller spaces, related to supergroups of low rank, namely OSp(1|2) and OSP(2|2). These spaces are of special importance in superstring theory, where they are known as N=1 and N=2 super-Teichmueller spaces. This talk is based on joint works with Ivan Ip and Robert Penner.