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Gaussian free field and conformal field theory

Kang, Nam-Gyu and Makarov, Nikolai G. (2013) Gaussian free field and conformal field theory. Astérisque, 353 . pp. 1-136. ISSN 0303-1179.

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In these mostly expository lectures, we give an elementary introduction to conformal field theory in the context of probability theory and complex analysis. We consider statistical fields, and define Ward functionals in terms of their Lie derivatives. Based on this approach, we explain some equations of conformal field theory and outline their relation to SLE theory.

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Alternate Title:Champs gaussiens libres et théorie conforme des champs
Additional Information:© 2013 Astérisque 353, SMF.
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Seoul National University Research Settlement Fund for new facultyUNSPECIFIED
Subject Keywords:Conformal field theory, Schramm-Loewner Evolution
Classification Code:Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary 60J67, 81T40; Secondary 30C35
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ID Code:42561
Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:19 Nov 2013 22:24
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