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Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Low Dimensional Topology

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Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Low Dimensional Topology
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Publisher: American Mathematical Society
ISBN/ASIN: 0821838458
ISBN-13: 9780821838457
Number of pages: 314

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Mathematical gauge theory studies connections on principal bundles, or, more precisely, the solution spaces of certain partial differential equations for such connections. Historically, these equations have come from mathematical physics, and play an important role in the description of the electro-weak and strong nuclear forces.

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