By Minoru Wakimoto
The illustration concept of affine lie algebras has been constructed in shut reference to numerous components of arithmetic and mathematical physics within the final twenty years. There are 3 helpful works on it, written by way of Victor G. Kac. This quantity starts with a survey and evaluate of the cloth taken care of in Kac's books. particularly, modular invariance and conformal invariance are defined in additional aspect. The e-book then is going extra, facing many of the fresh themes related to the illustration idea of affine lie algebras. for the reason that those subject matters are very important not just in themselves but additionally of their program to a couple components of arithmetic and mathematical physics, the e-book expounds them with examples and specific calculations.
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