The fifth Takagi Lectures
October 4, 2008 (Sat) 13:30--14:30
October 5, 2008 (Sun) 13:10--14:10
Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Tokyo

Instanton partition functions and M-theory
Nikita Nekrasov
(Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques)


I will talk about instanton partition functions, their combinatorial, geometric, representation theoretic and physical aspects, passing over gauge theories, string theory and M-theory.