MAT1305 Calabi-Yau Manifolds

Course information

Code: MAT1305S
Instructor: Marco Gualtieri
Class schedule: T3-5 and R3-4 in BA6180
Marking Scheme: Exercises, attendance, and presentations.

Notes and references


We plan to describe several methods for constructing Calabi-Yau manifolds, and to develop some of the main tools which are used in studying them. The material will include Hodge theory, variation of Hodge structure, Picard-Fuchs equations, and an introduction to Mirror Symmetry. I am gearing the course towards beginning graduate students, and so it is an opportunity to learn some of the basic tools of algebraic geometry.