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What is an elliptic object?

This entry records the article

  • Stephan Stolz, Peter Teichner, What is an elliptic object? in Topology, geometry and quantum field theory , London Math. Soc. LNS 308, Cambridge Univ. Press (2004), 247-343. (pdf)

on geometric models for elliptic cohomology with speculations about the formalization of 2-dimensional CFT as an extended (2-functorial) FQFT.

In more recent developments the authors exchanged, for technical convenience, the conformal structure in favor of flat Riemannian structure in

Revised on August 26, 2011 15:43:56 by Urs Schreiber (82.113.99.51)