Peter BOUWKNEGT – Dualities in Mathematics and Physics

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Date(s) - 22/06/2018
16 h 00 min - 17 h 00 min

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In this talk I will review some geometric analogues of the Fourier transform, which arise in String Theory under the name of ‘dualities’. In particular, I will discuss global aspects of T-duality and mention some recent generalisations. T-duality has important applications in different areas of mathematics, such as in differential geometry, algebraic topology, operator algebras, noncommutative geometry, as well as in physics. This is a talk aimed at non-specialists and will include many examples. Peter BOUWKNEGT [