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VOL. 2008 | 2009 On the classification of topological field theories
Jacob Lurie

Editor(s) David Jerison, Barry Mazur, Tomasz Mrowka, Wilfried Schmid, Richard P. Stanley, Shing-Tung Yau

Current Developments in Mathematics, 2009: 129-280 (2009)


Our goal in this article is to give an expository account of some recent work on the classification of topological field theories. More specifically, we will outline the proof of a version of the cobordism hypothesis conjectured by Baez and Dolan in [2].


Published: 1 October 2009
First available in Project Euclid: 5 October 2009

zbMATH: 1180.81122
MathSciNet: MR2555928

Rights: Copyright © 2009 International Press of Boston

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