Publisher description for Topology, geometry and quantum field theory : proceedings of the 2002 Oxford symposium in the honour of the 60th birthday of Graeme Segal / edited by U.L. Tillmann.


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Counter This volume covers the proceedings of an international conference held in Oxford in June 2002. In addition to articles arising from the conference, the book also contains the famous as yet unpublished article by Graeme Segal on the Definition of Conformal Field Theories. It is ideal as a view of the current state of the art and will appeal to established researchers as well as to novice graduate students.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Homology theory Congresses, String models Congresses, Quantum gravity Congresses, Field theory (Physics) Congresses