Title: The Mathematics of Fivebranes
Fivebranes are non-perturbative objects in string theory that generalize two-dimensional conformal field theory and relate such diverse subjects as moduli spaces of vector bundles on surfaces, automorphic forms, elliptic genera, the geometry of Calabi-Yau threefolds, and generalized Kac-Moody algebras.
1991 Mathematics Subject Classification: 81T30
Keywords and Phrases: quantum field theory, elliptic genera, automorphic forms
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