By Minoru Wakimoto
The illustration conception of affine lie algebras has been built in shut reference to numerous components of arithmetic and mathematical physics within the final 20 years. There are 3 invaluable works on it, written by way of Victor G. Kac. This quantity starts with a survey and evaluate of the fabric handled in Kac's books. particularly, modular invariance and conformal invariance are defined in additional aspect. The booklet then is going additional, facing many of the contemporary subject matters related to the illustration concept of affine lie algebras. on the grounds that those subject matters are very important not just in themselves but additionally of their software to a few components of arithmetic and mathematical physics, the publication expounds them with examples and specified calculations.
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