Spring 2017 MATH 270 001 LEC

Hot Topics Course in Mathematics
001 LECTu 3:30PM - 4:59PMEvans 5Peter Teichner18345
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Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: Basic analysis, geometry, topology and algebra.

Description: Participants will give lectures on the theory of - and examples for - physically relevant factorization algebras. 

Office: 703 Evans

Office Hours: Tu. 2:30 - 3:30

Required Text: Kevin Costello and Owen Gwilliam, "Factorization Algebras in Quantum Field Theory”

Recommended Reading: Kevin Costello, “Renormalisation and the Batalin-Vilkovisky formalism”

David Ayala and John Francis, “Factorization homology of topological manifolds”

Grading: Offered for satisfactory/unsatisfactory grade only.

Homework: Prepare one or two lectures throughout the semester.

Course Webpage: http://people.mpim-bonn.mpg.de/teichner/Math/Hot-Topic.html