A Proof of a Conjecture of Mariño-Vafa on Hodge Integrals

Chiu-Chu Melissa Liu, Kefeng Liu, Jian Zhou
2003 Journal of differential geometry  
We prove a remarkable formula for Hodge integrals conjectured by Mariño and Vafa [23] based on large N duality, using functorial virtual localization on certain moduli spaces of relative stable morphisms.
doi:10.4310/jdg/1090511689 fatcat:t7c5sjxmarg6joootaaymq3cyu