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Panel discussion. (English) Zbl 1010.81045
Cao, Tian Yu (ed.), Conceptual foundations of quantum field theory. Papers from the conference held in Boston, MA, USA, March 1-3, 1996. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 368-386 (1999).
The paper under review is a record of the panel discussion on basic issues and perspectives of quantum field theory moderated by Stanley Deser. The most important creators of quantum field theory, Sidney Coleman, Sheldon Lee Glashow, David Gross, Steven Weinberg and Arthur Wightman took part in this discussion and expressed their opinion on the role of infinity in renormalization theory, string theory, and other basic problems of modern mathematical physics.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 0964.00052].
MSC:
81Txx Quantum field theory; related classical field theories
81-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to quantum theory
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