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 idea is anxious with the propagation of classical 1-dimensional curves 'strings', and the speculation has connections to the calculus of adaptations, minimum surfaces and harmonic maps. The quantization of string idea supplies upward thrust to difficulties in several components, in response to the tactic used. The illustration conception of Lie, Kac-Moody and Virasoro algebras were used for such quantization. during this lecture word the authors provide an creation to convinced international analytic and probabilistic features of string thought. it's their purpose to collect, and make particular the required mathematical instruments. Researchers with an curiosity in string conception, in both arithmetic or theoretical physics, will locate this a stimulating volume.

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