Search for dissertations about: "coends"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word coends.

  1. 1. Hopf and Frobenius algebras in conformal field theory

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstad University Press

    Author : Carl Stigner; Karlstads universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; conformal field theory; category theory; Hopf algebra; Frobenius algebra; coends; mapping class group; defect lines; factorization constraints; Physics; Fysik;

    Abstract : There are several reasons to be interested in conformal field theories in two dimensions. Apart from arising in various physical applications, ranging from statistical mechanics to string theory, conformal field theory is a class of quantum field theories that is interesting on its own. First of all there is a large amount of symmetries. READ MORE