The partition function of degenerate quadratic functional and Ray-Singer invariants
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- Schwarz, A.S. Letters in Mathematical Physics (1978) 2: 247. doi:10.1007/BF00406412
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The partition function of degenerate quadratic functional is defined and studied. It is shown that analytic torsion and similar invariants can be interpreted as partition functions of quadratic functionals.
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