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Product Description: The rapidly-evolving theory of vertex operator algebras provides deep insight into many important algebraic structures. Vertex operator algebras can be viewed as "complex analogues" of both Lie algebras and associative algebras. The monograph is written in a n accessible and self-contained manner, with detailed proofs and with many examples interwoven through the axiomatic treatment as motivation and applications...read more

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9780817637217 | Birkhauser, August 1, 1993, cover price $169.00 | About this edition: This text guides students through the allied processes of critical reading and writing-illustrating the use of writing as a way of studying literature, and providing students with all the tools necessary to analyze literature on their own.

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9781461267218 | Reprint edition (Birkhauser, October 6, 2012), cover price $139.00 | About this edition: The rapidly-evolving theory of vertex operator algebras provides deep insight into many important algebraic structures.

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Product Description: * Introduces the fundamental theory of vertex operator algebras and its basic techniques and examples. * Begins with a detailed presentation of the theoretical foundations and proceeds to a range of applications. * Includes a number of new, original results and brings fresh perspective to important works of many other researchers in algebra, lie theory, representation theory, string theory, quantum field theory, and other areas of math and physics...read more

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9780817634087 | Birkhauser, December 1, 2003, cover price $124.00 | About this edition: * Introduces the fundamental theory of vertex operator algebras and its basic techniques and examples.

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9781461264804 | Reprint edition (Birkhauser, October 2, 2012), cover price $124.00 | About this edition: * Introduces the fundamental theory of vertex operator algebras and its basic techniques and examples.

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Product Description: The Seminar has taken place at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1990 and it has become a tradition, starting in 1992, that the Seminar be held during July at IHES in Bures-sur-Yvette, France. This is the second Gelfand Seminar volume published by Birkhauser, the first having covered the years 1990-1992...read more
By I. M. Gelfand (editor), James Lepowsky (editor) and Mikhail M. Smirnov (editor)

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9781461286431 | Reprint edition (Birkhauser, July 31, 2012), cover price $139.00 | About this edition: The Seminar has taken place at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1990 and it has become a tradition, starting in 1992, that the Seminar be held during July at IHES in Bures-sur-Yvette, France.

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Product Description: Vertex operator algebras are a class of algebras underlying a number of recent constructions, results, and themes in mathematics. These algebras can be understood as 'string-theoretic analogues' of Lie algebras and of commutative associative algebras...read more
By Stephen Berman (editor), Yuly Billig (editor), Yi-Zhi Huang (editor) and James Lepowsky (editor)

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9780821828564 | Amer Mathematical Society, November 1, 2003, cover price $88.00 | About this edition: Vertex operator algebras are a class of algebras underlying a number of recent constructions, results, and themes in mathematics.

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Product Description: These two volumes contain eighteen invited papers by distinguished mathematicians in honor of the eightieth birthday of Israel M. Gelfand, one of the most remarkable mathematicians of our time. Gelfand has played a crucial role in the development of functional analysis during the last half-century...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By I. M. Gelfand (editor), James Lepowsky (editor) and Robert L. Wilson (editor)

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9780817637552 | Birkhauser, December 1, 1995, cover price $229.00 | About this edition: These two volumes contain eighteen invited papers by distinguished mathematicians in honor of the eightieth birthday of Israel M.

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Product Description: A four-day conference, "Functional Analysis on the Eve of the Twenty­ First Century," was held at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, from October 24 to 27, 1993, in honor of the eightieth birthday of Professor Israel Moiseyevich Gelfand...read more
By I. M. Gelfand (editor) and James Lepowsky (editor)

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9780817638603 | Birkhauser, December 1, 1995, cover price $289.00 | About this edition: A four-day conference, "Functional Analysis on the Eve of the Twenty­ First Century," was held at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, from October 24 to 27, 1993, in honor of the eightieth birthday of Professor Israel Moiseyevich Gelfand.
9780817638559 | Birkhauser, December 1, 1995, cover price $229.00 | About this edition: These two volumes contain eighteen invited papers by distinguished mathematicians in honor of the eightieth birthday of Israel M.

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Product Description: The notion of vertex operator algebra arises naturally in the vertex operator construction of the Monster - the largest sporadic finite simple group. From another perspective, the theory of vertex operator algebras and their modules forms the algebraic foundation of conformal field theory...read more

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9780821825556 | Amer Mathematical Society, July 1, 1993, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: The notion of vertex operator algebra arises naturally in the vertex operator construction of the Monster - the largest sporadic finite simple group.

Product Description: The affine Kac-Moody algebra $A_1^{(1)}$ has recently served as a source of new ideas in the representation theory of infinite-dimensional affine Lie algebras. In particular, several years ago it was discovered that $A_1^{(1)}$ and then a general class of affine Lie algebras could be constructed using operators related to the vertex operators of the physicists' string model...read more

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9780821850480 | Amer Mathematical Society, November 1, 1985, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The affine Kac-Moody algebra $A_1^{(1)}$ has recently served as a source of new ideas in the representation theory of infinite-dimensional affine Lie algebras.

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