Stringy instanton counting and topological strings
Journal of High Energy Physics | SPRINGER | Published : 2015
Awarded by ERC - European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme
I would like to thank Rajesh Gopakumar, Yoshinori Honma, Kentaro Hori, and Piotr Sulkowski for useful discussions and comments. I would also like to thank the organizers of National Strings Meeting 2013 held at IIT Kharagpur, where a part of this work was presented. Many of the results presented here were obtained during the period of postdoctoral fellow at Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI). I would like to thank HRI for supporting my work. I would also like to thank Kavli IPMU for hospitality during the final stage of this work. This work has been supported by the ERC Starting Grant no. 335739 "Quantum fields and knot homologies" funded by the European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme.