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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

Periods, Geometry and Quantum Fields
Speaker(s): Abhijnan Rej
Abstract: I give a brief introduction to periods in the sense of Kontsevich and Zagier and to multiple zeta values which are, at least conjecturally, examples of periods. I discuss recent work on the appearance of multiple zeta values in quantum field theory and explain the general strategy in explaining the same. I conclude with some possible relationships with mirror symmetry.
Date: 07/05/2010 - 1:00 pm
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