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Free graded differential superalgebras

  • P. van Nieuwenhuizen
Session III — Gravity, Supergravity, Supersymmetry
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 180)

Abstract

Two theorems of D. Sullivan on the structure of differential algebras are extended to the algebras mentioned in the title and a few applications of nontrivial cohomology classes to the gauging of extended groups are given. The applications are due to R. D'Auria, L. Castellani, P. Fré, F. Giani, K. Pilch and the author, and are discussed in more detail in the author's talk at the 1982 Chicago Meeting of the American Mathematical Society on group-theoretical methods in physics.

Keywords

Conformal Supergravity Differential Algebra Minimal Part Fermionic Form Minimal Algebra 
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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. van Nieuwenhuizen
    • 1
  1. 1.CERNGeneva

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