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By Victor G Kac

This publication is a suite of a chain of lectures given through Prof. V Kac at Tata Institute, India in Dec '85 and Jan '86. those lectures concentrate on the assumption of a optimum weight illustration, which is going via 4 diverse incarnations.

the 1st is the canonical commutation family of the infinite-dimensional Heisenberg Algebra (= ocillator algebra). The moment is the top weight representations of the Lie algebra gl¥ of countless matrices, besides their functions to the idea of soliton equations, chanced on via Sato and Date, Jimbo, Kashiwara and Miwa. The 3rd is the unitary maximum weight representations of the present (= affine Kac-Moody) algebras. those algebras seem within the lectures two times, within the aid conception of soliton equations (KP ® KdV) and within the Sugawara development because the major software within the learn of the fourth incarnation of the most proposal, the idea of the top weight representations of the Virasoro algebra.

This publication might be very helpful for either mathematicians and physicists. To mathematicians, it illustrates the interplay of the key rules of the illustration idea of infinite-dimensional Lie algebras; and to physicists, this conception is popping into a major portion of such domain names of theoretical physics as soliton concept, conception of two-dimensional statistical versions, and string thought.

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