A monograph on Moonshine, a mathematical physics topic, for graduate students and researchers.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics Series
- Product dimensions:
- 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements; Introduction: glimpses of the theory beneath Monstrous moonshine; 1. Classical algebra; 2. Modular stuff; 3. Gold and brass: affine algebras and generalisations; 4. Conformal field theory: The physics of Moonshine; 5. Vertex operator algebras; 6. Modular group representations throughout the realm; 7. Monstrous Moonshine; Epilogue; Notation; References; Index.
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