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Clay Mathematics Institute School on Geometry and String Theory

24th March 2002 to 20th April 2002

Organisers: Alessio Corti (Cambridge), Robbert Dijkgraaf (Amsterdam), Michael Douglas (Rutgers/IHES), Jerome Gauntlett (London), Mark Gross (Warwick), Chris Hull (London), Arthur Jaffe (Harvard), Miles Reid (Warwick)

School Theme

The topics that will be covered are the following: Orbifolds and McKay correspondence, Calabi-Yau 3 folds and mirror symmetry, hyperKähler and other geometries based on special holonomy, and applications of these to the study of supersymmetric compactifications and brane configurations in string/M theory

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