On the Importance of the Weyl Group for Kac-Moody and String Algebras

  • N. Gorman
  • W. McGlinn
  • L. O’Raifeartaigh

Abstract

The Weyl Group of Kac-Moody algebras is investigated and is shown to play a rich and varied role both for these algebras and for string theory.

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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Gorman
    • 1
  • W. McGlinn
    • 2
  • L. O’Raifeartaigh
    • 1
  1. 1.Dublin Institute for Advanced StudiesIreland
  2. 2.Notre Dame UniversityUSA

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