Working Seminar on Mirror Symmetry - Spring 2014


This seminar is an introduction to mirrory symmetry. Our leading thread will be the lecture notes of Auroux [7]. This Spring (2014), we will continue our investigation of mirror symmetry and focus on its different aspects.

Meeting Time

Wednesdays, 11.10 - 12.10 in MP 3311



  • [1] Hori, Kentaro et al. Mirror Symmetry. Clay Mathematics Monographs, 1. American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI; Clay Mathematics Institute, Cambridge, MA, 2003. xx+929 pp. ISBN: 0-8218-2955-6 [PDF]
  • [2] Cox, David A. and Katz, Sheldon. Mirror symmetry and algebraic geometry. Mathematical Surveys and Monographs, 68. American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 1999. xxii+469 pp. ISBN: 0-8218-1059-6
  • [3] Voisin, Claire. Symétrie Miroir. Panoramas et Synthèses 2. SMF 1996. [PDF]
  • [4] Candelas, Philip et al. A pair of Calabi-Yau manifolds as an exactly soluble superconformal theory. Nuclear Physics B, Volume 359, Issue 1, 29 July 1991, Pages 21-74, [PDF]
  • [5] Galison, Peter. Mirror symmetry: persons, values, and objects. Growing Explanations. Editor M. Norton Wise. Duke University Press [PDF]
  • [6] Aspinwall, Paul et al. Dirichlet Branes and Mirror Symmetry. Clay Mathematics Monographs [PDF]
  • [7] Auroux, Denis 18.969 Topics in Geometry: Mirror Symmetry, Spring 2009. [HTML]