MathematicsMATH 226A Infinite Dimensional Lie Algebras and Quantum Field Theory I

Introduction to the infinite-dimensional Lie algebras that arise in modern mathematics and mathematical physics: Heisenberg and Virasoro algebras, representations of the Heisenberg algebra, Verma modules over the Virasoro algebra, the Kac determinant formula, and unitary and discrete series representations.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5