**Conformal Field Theory, Tensor Categories and Operator Algebras**

by Yasuyuki Kawahigashi

**Publisher**: arXiv 2015**Number of pages**: 66

**Description**:

This is a set of lecture notes on the operator algebraic approach to 2-dimensional conformal field theory. Representation theoretic aspects and connections to vertex operator algebras are emphasized. No knowledge on operator algebras or quantum field theory is assumed.

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