Integrable Systems, Quantum Groups and Quantum Field Theories

Integrable Systems, Quantum Groups and Quantum Field Theories : Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute and XXIII GIFT International Seminar on 'Recent Problems in Mathematical Physics', Salamanca, Spain, June 15-27, 1992

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Proceedings of the June 1992 NATO Advanced Study Institute, conceived as a preparatory school for the XIXth International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics, which was held in Salamanca the following week. This necessitated coverage of a wide range of problems in mathematical physics
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  • Hardback | 516 pages
  • 171.45 x 230 x 38.1mm | 1,074.97g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • 6 SW-Abb., XI, 502 p.
  • 0792323963
  • 9780792323969

Table of contents

Preface. From Integrable Models to Conformal Field Theory via Quantum Groups; L.D. Faddeev. A Brief History of Hidden Quantum Symmetries in Conformal Field Theories; C. Gómez, G. Sierra. q-Deformation of Semisimple and Non-Semisimple Lie Algebras; H. Ruegg. Quantum Algebras and Quantum Groups in q-Special Function Theory; R. Floreanini, L. Vinet. Lectures in Topological Quantum Field Theory; D.S. Freed. Canonical Quantum Gravity and the Problem of Time; C.J. Isham. Higher Symmetries in Lower-Dimensional Models; R. Jackiw. Three Lectures on Supersymmetry and Extended Objects; P.K. Townsend. The Geometric Phase in Quantum Physics; A. Bohm. Quantum Mechanics on Phase Space; M. Gadella. Lie Groups and Solutions of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations; P. Winternitz. Index.
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