Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 11 (2004)

Number 2

On a proof of a conjecture of Mariño-Vafa on Hodge Integrals

Pages: 259 – 271



Chiu-Chu Melissa Liu (Harvard University)

Kefeng Liu (University of California at Los Angeles)

Jian Zhou (Tsinghua University)


We outline a proof of a remarkable formula for Hodge integrals conjectured by Mariño and Vafa \cite{Mar-Vaf} based on large $N$ duality.

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