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Henri Epstein and Vladimir Glaser,
The Role of locality in perturbation theory,
Annales Poincaré Phys. Theor. A 19 (1973) 211
(Numdam)
on renormalization of quantum field theory compatible with causal locality. The approach came to be known as causal perturbation theory (see there for more). Its generalization to quantum field theory on curved spacetimes is known as locally covariant perturbative quantum field theory.
This is based on earlier work in
Ernst Stückelberg, D. Rivier, Helv. Phys. Acta, 22 (1949) 215.
Ernst Stückelberg, J. Green, Helv. Phys. Acta, 24 (1951) 153.
Ernst Stückelberg, A. Peterman, , La normalisation des constants dans la theorie des quanta, Helv. Phys. Acta 26, 499 (1953);
Nikolay Bogoliubov, DmitryShirkov, Introduction to the Theory of Quantized Fields, New York (1959)
Hence one speaks of the Stückelberg-Bogoliubov-Epstein-Glaser method of renormalization, for instance in
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