Volumes and Random Matrices

Edward Witten

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Abstract

This article is an introduction to newly discovered relations between volumes of moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces or super Riemann surfaces, simple models of gravity or supergravity in two dimensions, and random matrix ensembles. (The article is based on a lecture at the conference on the Mathematics of Gauge Theory and String Theory, University of Auckland, January 2020).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)701-716
Number of pages16
JournalQuarterly Journal of Mathematics
Volume72
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2021
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mathematics(all)

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