By Gunnar Carlsson (auth.), Gunnar E. Carlsson, Ralph L. Cohen, Wu-Chung Hsiang, John D. S. Jones (eds.)
In 1989-90 the Mathematical Sciences examine Institute carried out a application on Algebraic Topology and its Applications. the most components of focus have been homotopy concept, K-theory, and purposes to geometric topology, gauge thought, and moduli areas. Workshops have been performed in those 3 components. This quantity involves invited, expository articles at the themes studied in this software. They describe fresh advances and aspect to attainable new instructions. they need to end up to be beneficial references for researchers in Algebraic Topology and comparable fields, in addition to to graduate students.
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We write Bk for the component corresponding to 0~82. In the literature the integer k is referred to as the charge of the pair (A, ¢). The Yang - Mills - Higgs functional is invariant under the gauge group action and so defines a function U : Bk----+lR for each k E Z. By the definition of U (actually its local relationship with the Yang - Mills functional on the associated time invariant connections on lR4) it is not difficult to see that (A, ¢) E A represents a minimum of U if and only if the associated four - dimensional connection a=A+¢dt is self - dual, or anti - self dual: *FO/ = ±FO/.
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Algebraic Topology and Its Applications by Gunnar Carlsson (auth.), Gunnar E. Carlsson, Ralph L. Cohen, Wu-Chung Hsiang, John D. S. Jones (eds.)