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Product Description: The study of W algebras began in 1985 in the context of two-dimensional conf- mal field theories, the aim being to explore higher-spin extensions of the Virasoro algebra. Given the simultaneous growth in the understanding of two-dimensional metric gravity inspired by analyses of string models, it was inevitable that these algebras would be applied to give analogues of putative higher-spin gravity t- ories...read more

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9783540615286 | Springer Verlag, November 1, 1996, cover price $99.00 |

*About this edition:*The study of W algebras began in 1985 in the context of two-dimensional conf- mal field theories, the aim being to explore higher-spin extensions of the Virasoro algebra.Paperback:

9783662140925 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, November 13, 2013), cover price $99.00

Product Description: In the last decade there has been an extraordinary confluence of ideas in mathematics and theoretical physics brought about by pioneering discoveries in geometry and analysis. The various chapters in this volume, treating the interface of geometric analysis and mathematical physics, represent current research interests...read more

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9780817642877 | Birkhauser, March 1, 2002, cover price $84.95 |

*About this edition:*In the last decade there has been an extraordinary confluence of ideas in mathematics and theoretical physics brought about by pioneering discoveries in geometry and analysis.Paperback:

9781461265979 | Reprint edition (Birkhauser, November 1, 2012), cover price $84.95 | also contains Geometric Analysis and Applications to Quantum Field Theory |

*About this edition:*In the last decade there has been an extraordinary confluence of ideas in mathematics and theoretical physics brought about by pioneering discoveries in geometry and analysis.
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