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Lectures on Tensor Categories and Modular Functors

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Lectures on Tensor Categories and Modular Functors
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Publisher: American Mathematical Society
ISBN/ASIN: 0821826867
ISBN-13: 9780821826867
Number of pages: 221

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This book gives an exposition of the relations among the following three topics: monoidal tensor categories (such as a category of representations of a quantum group), 3-dimensional topological quantum field theory, and 2-dimensional modular functors (which naturally arise in 2-dimensional conformal field theory). It would be suitable as a course text at the advanced-graduate level.

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