By Minoru Wakimoto
The illustration idea of affine lie algebras has been built in shut reference to quite a few parts of arithmetic and mathematical physics within the final 20 years. There are 3 helpful works on it, written by means of Victor G. Kac. This quantity starts with a survey and evaluate of the fabric handled in Kac's books. specifically, modular invariance and conformal invariance are defined in additional element. The ebook then is going extra, facing a few of the contemporary subject matters regarding the illustration idea of affine lie algebras. on account that those issues are very important not just in themselves but additionally of their software to a few parts of arithmetic and mathematical physics, the e-book expounds them with examples and precise calculations.
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