Organized by Zvi Bern, Lance Dixon, Michael Douglas, Alexander Goncharov, and Lionel Mason. Dates: December 9 – 13, 2013 The study of scattering amplitudes in relativistic quantum field theory ...
Title: Supergravity in a Brilliant Disguise Speaker: Tomasz Taylor Date: Friday, December 6, 2013 Time:Â 11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center Abstract: Over the last decade, there has been enormous progress in understanding the structureÂ of scattering [...]
Title: Yangian Symmetry of smooth Wilson Loops in N=4 SYM Speaker: Jan Plefka Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013 Time:Â 11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center
Gauge Theory, Integrability, and Novel Symmetries of Quantum Field Theory Organized by: Anton Kapustin, Nikita Nekrasov, Samson Shatashvili, Volker Schomerus, and Konstantin Zarembo September 2 – December 19, 2014 The interplay between the supersymmetric gauge theories and (non-supersymmetric) integrable theories [...]
Organized by Samuel Grushevsky, Robert Lazarsfeld, and Eduard Looijenga Dates: July 7 – 18, 2014 More information to be posted soon.
Title: F-Theory Compactifications With Multiple U(1)-Factors Speaker: Denis Klevers Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Time:Â 2:30pm – 3:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center
On Friday December 6th the Stony Brook Math Department is organizing aÂ “Mini-school on K-stability”, which will be held in the Simons Center Lecture Hall, Room 102. For further details, and a full list of talks, please visit: Â Â Â http://www.math.sunysb.edu/AlgebraicGeometry/Kstability.html
Title: Multiple Polylogarithms in Weight 4 Speaker: Herbert Gangl Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Time:Â 11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center Abstract: It is well-known that all multiple polylogarithms of weight 2 and 3 are [...]
Title: The Black Hole Information Paradox, Alive and Kicking Speaker: Joe Polchinski, KITP Date: Monday, November 18, 2013 Time:Â 1:00pm – 2:00pm Place: Auditorium 103, Simons Center Abstract: Thought experiments have played an important role in figuring out [...]
Title: Motivic Superstring Amplitudes Speaker: Stephan Stieberger Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013 Time:Â 11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center Abstract: The structure of tree-level open and closed superstring amplitudes is analyzed. For the open superstring [...]
Title: Cluster Polylogarithms and Scattering Amplitudes Speaker: Marcus Spradlin Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Time:Â 1:00pm – 2:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center Abstract: I will define cluster polylogarithms and discuss theirÂ properties. Roughly speaking, a cluster polylogarithm [...]