Differential conformal superalgebras and their forms
Author(s)Kac, Victor; Lau, Michael; Pianzola, Arturo
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We introduce the formalism of differential conformal superalgebras, which we show leads to the “correct” automorphism group functor and accompanying descent theory in the conformal setting. As an application, we classify forms of N=2 and N=4 conformal superalgebras by means of Galois cohomology.
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Mathematics
Advances in Mathematics
Kac, Victor, Michael Lau, and Arturo Pianzola. “Differential Conformal Superalgebras and Their Forms.” Advances in Mathematics 222.3 (2009) : 809-861.
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