Dec 15 – 16, 2020
Centre for Particle Theory, Durham
Europe/London timezone

Dessins d'Enfants and Machine-Learning

Dec 15, 2020, 12:30 PM
Teams (Centre for Particle Theory, Durham)


Centre for Particle Theory, Durham

IPPP & Dept. Mathematical Sciences Durham University South Road Durham DH1 3LE


Ed Hirst (City, University of London)


Dessins d'enfants will be introduced, discussing their link to Calabi-Yau manifolds in string theory and their importance in Galois theory. Following this we will briefly discuss work performed to classify a database of dessins d'enfants according to their Galois orbit size using machine-learning.

In relation to the paper: 2004.05218

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Length of talk 3-5 minutes
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Primary author

Ed Hirst (City, University of London)


Mr Toby Peterken (University of Edinburgh) Prof. Yang-Hui He (City, University of London)

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