Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

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

Weyl symmetry and the Liouville theory

  • R. Jackiw


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.


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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