Vertex Algebras and Factorization Algebras

2021/05/27 木 15:00 - 16:30
Daniel Bruegmann
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics

Vertex algebras and factorization algebras are two approaches to chiral conformal field theory. Costello and Gwilliam describe how every holomorphic factorization algebra on the plane of complex numbers satisfying certain assumptions gives rise to a Z-graded vertex algebra. They construct some models of chiral conformal theory as factorization algebras. We attach a factorization algebra to every Z-graded vertex algebra.

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