In the present book we develop a new approach towards Branson’s Q-curvature. The central idea is to relate it to certain one-parameter families of conformally covariant differential operators which are associated to hypersurfaces in Riemannian manifolds.


Factorization Identity Kleinian Group Verma Module Conformal Anomaly Meromorphic Continuation 
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