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On algebraic singularities, finite graphs and D-brane gauge theories : a string theoretic perspective -- with a digression on string field theory

@inproceedings{He2002OnAS,
  title={On algebraic singularities, finite graphs and D-brane gauge theories : a string theoretic perspective -- with a digression on string field theory},
  author={Yang-Hui He},
  year={2002}
}
In this writing we shall address certain beautiful inter-relations between the construction of 4-dimensional supersymmetric gauge theories and resolution of algebraic singularities, from the perspective of String Theory. We review in some detail the requisite background in both the mathematics, such as orbifolds, symplectic quotients and quiver representations, as well as the physics, such as gauged linear sigma models, geometrical engineering, Hanany-Witten setups and D-brane probes. We… 

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