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Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

, Volume 148, Issue 1, pp 941–947 | Cite as

Weyl symmetry and the Liouville theory

  • R. Jackiw
Article

Abstract

The flat-space conformal invariance and the curved-space Weyl invariance are simply related in dimensions greater than two. In two dimensions, the Liouville theory presents an exceptional situation, which we examine here.

Keywords

Liouville theory Weyl transformation locality action 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Jackiw
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  1. 1.Center for Theoretical Physics, Department of PhysicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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