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Conformal Field Theory, Tensor Categories and Operator Algebras

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Conformal Field Theory, Tensor Categories and Operator Algebras
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 66

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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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