A Mathematical Introduction to String Theory: Variational by Sergio Albeverio,Jurgen Jost,Sylvie Paycha,Sergio Scarlatti

By Sergio Albeverio,Jurgen Jost,Sylvie Paycha,Sergio Scarlatti

Classical string concept is worried with the propagation of classical 1-dimensional curves 'strings', and the idea has connections to the calculus of adaptations, minimum surfaces and harmonic maps. The quantization of string thought provides upward push to difficulties in several components, in response to the strategy used. The illustration concept of Lie, Kac-Moody and Virasoro algebras were used for such quantization. during this lecture notice the authors provide an creation to definite worldwide analytic and probabilistic elements of string conception. it's their goal to assemble, and make particular the required mathematical instruments. Researchers with an curiosity in string thought, in both arithmetic or theoretical physics, will locate this a stimulating volume.

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