PIRSA:20050055

Codes, vertex algebras and topological modular forms

APA

Laures, G. (2020). Codes, vertex algebras and topological modular forms. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/20050055

MLA

Laures, Gerd. Codes, vertex algebras and topological modular forms. Perimeter Institute, May. 27, 2020, https://pirsa.org/20050055

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_20050055,
            doi = {10.48660/20050055},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/20050055},
            author = {Laures, Gerd},
            keywords = {Mathematical physics},
            language = {en},
            title = {Codes, vertex algebras and topological modular forms},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2020},
            month = {may},
            note = {PIRSA:20050055 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Gerd Laures Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Abstract

The talk illuminates the role of codes and lattice vertex algebras in algebraic topology. These objects come up naturally in connection with string structures or topological modular forms. The talk tries to unify these different concepts in an introductory manner.