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Notes on String Topology by Ralph L. Cohen, Alexander A. Voronov

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Notes on String Topology
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 95

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This paper is an exposition of the new subject of String Topology. We present an introduction to this exciting new area, as well as a survey of some of the latest developments, and our views about future directions of research.

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