Books written by Vladimir Drinfeld.
Drinfield was awarded the Fields Medal in 1990 for his work on quantum groups and for his work in number theory.
This long-awaited publication contains the results of the research of two distinguished professors from the University of Chicago, Alexander Beilinson and Fields Medalist Vladimir Drinfeld. Years in the making, this is a one-of-a-kind book featuring previously unpublished material. Chiral algebras form the primary algebraic structure of modern conformal field theory.