##### Department of Mathematics,

University of California San Diego

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### Math 295 - Mathematics Colloquium

## Rahul Pandharipande

#### Princeton University

## Counting boxes

##### Abstract:

I will give an introduction to 3-dimensional partitions and their role in modern counting problems: ideal sheaves, stable pairs, and holomorphic curves. Emphasis will be placed on the elementary examples that led to the discovery of the full structure.

Host: Mark Gross

### January 7, 2010

### 3:00 PM

### AP&M 6402

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