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Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 252, Issue 1–3, pp 393–414 | Cite as

On the Relation Between Open and Closed Topological Strings

  • Anton KapustinEmail author
  • Lev Rozansky
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Abstract

We discuss the relation between open and closed string correlators using topological string theories as a toy model. We propose that one can reconstruct closed string correlators from the open ones by considering the Hochschild cohomology of the category of D-branes. We compute the Hochschild cohomology of the category of D-branes in topological Landau-Ginzburg models and partially verify the conjecture in this case.

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Neural Network Statistical Physic Complex System String Theory Nonlinear Dynamics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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