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By David A. Cox

Reflect symmetry begun while theoretical physicists made a few awesome predictions approximately rational curves on quintic hypersurfaces in 4-dimensional projective area. figuring out the maths in the back of those predictions has been a considerable problem. This booklet is the 1st thoroughly entire monograph on replicate symmetry, protecting the unique observations by means of the physicists in the course of the most up-to-date development made so far. topics mentioned comprise toric forms, Hodge conception, Kähler geometry, moduli of good maps, Calabi-Yau manifolds, quantum cohomology, Gromov-Witten invariants, and the replicate theorem.

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