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The decomposition of global conformal invariants

Author: Spyros Alexakis
Publisher: Princeton [N.J.] : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Series: Annals of mathematics studies, no. 182.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Addresses a basic question in differential geometry that was first considered by physicists Stanley Deser and Adam Schwimmer in 1993 in their study of conformal anomalies.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Spyros Alexakis
ISBN: 9780691153476 0691153477 9780691153483 0691153485
OCLC Number: 757838203
Description: vi, 448 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: An iterative decomposition of global conformal invariants: the first steps --
The second step: the Fefferman-Graham ambient metric and the nature of the decomposition --
A result on the structure of local Riemannian invariants: the fundamental proposition --
The inductive step of the fundamental proposition: the simpler cases --
The inductive step of the fundamental proposition: the hard cases, part I --
The inductive step of the fundamental proposition: the hard cases, part II.
Series Title: Annals of mathematics studies, no. 182.
Responsibility: Spyros Alexakis.

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