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    • CommentAuthorzskoda
    • CommentTimeApr 26th 2012
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    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeApr 27th 2012

    Thanks. I have crossed-linked with TCFT, which has been effectively our entry on topological strings.

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    • CommentAuthorzskoda
    • CommentTimeApr 27th 2012

    But in principle TCFT is a larger subject, isn’t it ? (genuine, not rethoric, question)

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    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeApr 27th 2012

    Yes, if in the strict sense by “topological string” one means the A-model and the B-model only, which of course if what is usually meant.

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    • CommentAuthorzskoda
    • CommentTimeApr 30th 2012

    Wikipedia article mentions closely related “topological M-theory” and also say

    There are two main versions of topological string theory: the topological A-model and the topological B-model.

    suggesting (possibilty of?) some other (closely related?) variants. Maybe I am expecting too much… In any case, the nLab article should be a service for article readers, so that they learn what the words usually mean, hence it is good to distinguish from the wider context of TCFT.

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    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeApr 30th 2012

    hence it is good to distinguish from the wider context of TCFT.

    Sure, I agree. I have added a few more words to the Idea-section at topological string.

    Will create a stub for topological M-theory now.

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    • CommentAuthorzskoda
    • CommentTimeApr 30th 2012
    • (edited Apr 30th 2012)

    Thank you for clarifying! You are such a good resource :)

    P.S. typo in the entry – hyphen in B-branes link – I am not correcting as there are some conventions with hyphen variants in page names which I am not competent with.

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    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeSep 15th 2021

    added pointer to today’s

    • Murad Alim, Arpan Saha, Jörg Teschner, Iván Tulli, Mathematical structures of non-perturbative topological string theory: from GW to DT invariants (arXiv:2109.06878)

    diff, v14, current

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