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Drinfeld-Kohno theorem

Drinfel’d-Kohno theorem is about a geometric relation between classical and quantum RR-matrices for quantum groups: the monodromies of the solutions of Knizhnik-Zamolodchikov equations (which are equations of Fuchsian type) for a given classical rr-matrix give rise to the corresponding quantum RR-matrix; more precisely it gives the same representation of the braid group.

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Revised on October 13, 2011 18:36:16 by Zoran Škoda (161.53.130.104)