W algebra


A W algebra is a higher spin extension of the Virasoro algebra.


  • Peter Bouwknegt, Jim McCarthy, Krzysztof Pilch, The W 3W_3 algebra: modules, semi-infinite cohomology, and BV algebras, Lec. Notes in Phys. 42, Springer 1996

  • Wikipedia, W-algebra

Relation to Jordan algebra is discussed in

  • L. J. Romans, Realisations of classical and quantum W 3W_3 symmetry, Nuclear Physics B Volume 352, Issue 3, 1 April 1991, Pages 829-848 (doi)

Relation to L-infinity algebras is discussed in

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