**Topological Field Theory**

by Graeme Segal

**Publisher**: Duke University 1999**Number of pages**: 43

**Description**:

Contents: Topological field theories (The basic structure, The 'toy model' for a finite group, Open Strings, Area-dependent theories); The Index and Determinant of the Dirac Operator; Braided tensor categories; String algebras.

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