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PIRSA:08090003  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Orientifolds and Twisted KR Theory
Speaker(s): Jacques Distler
Abstract: I will report on some work in progress with Dan Freed and Greg Moore. In an orientifold background, D-brane charge takes values in a certain twisted version of KR Theory. Moreover, there is a nontrivial background charge ('tadpole'). Up 'til now, this background charge has only been calculated ratio... read more
Date: 09/09/2008 - 11:00 am

PIRSA:08090027  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
Blogs, Wikis, MathML: Scientific Communication
Speaker(s): Jacques Distler
Abstract: In the 1990s, the eprint arXivs fundamentally reshaped scientific communication in Math and Physics. In this decade, blogs, wikis and other, similar, tools are mediating an equally profound reshaping of scientific communication. I will talk about my own experience, as a blogger, software designer, a... read more
Date: 08/09/2008 - 2:00 pm
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