A Brief Historical Survey
Part of the Modern Birkhäuser Classics book series (MBC)
The reader may be interested in the history of the origin of the series of ideas which have been discussed in this book.
KeywordsFiber Bundle Gauge Field Homotopy Group Historical Survey Field String Theory
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- 1.C.N. Yang, “Chern Symposium,” June 1979 (preprint CERN TH 2725 ); “Magnetic Monopoles, Gauge Fields, and Fiber Bundles,” (preprint ITP/SB 77–14).Google Scholar
- 2.This table of comparisons is borrowed from the paper of C.N. Yang presented to the conference dedicated to the sixtieth birthday of R. Marshak. Only the last line was added by the present author.Google Scholar
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