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[http://arxiv.org/abs/0910.3145 Twenty-five years of two-dimensional rational conformal field theory]<br>
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by John Cardy (0807.3472 [cond-mat.stat-mech], 37 pages)
 
by John Cardy (0807.3472 [cond-mat.stat-mech], 37 pages)

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see also String theory

books

Conformal Field Theory
by P. Di Francesco, P. Mathieu, and D. Senechal (Springer Verlag, 1997)
This encyclopedic reference is a favourite among string theorists.

reviews

Twenty-five years of two-dimensional rational conformal field theory
by Jürgen Fuchs, Ingo Runkel, Christoph Schweigert (0910.3145 [hep-th])

Conformal Field Theory and Statistical Mechanics
by John Cardy (0807.3472 [cond-mat.stat-mech], 37 pages)

An Introduction to Conformal Field Theory
by M.R. Gaberdiel (hep-th/9910156, 69 pages)

Conformal field theory: a case study
by Krzysztof Gawedzki (hep-th/9904145, 55 pages, 21 figures)
These lecture notes are devoted to the Wess-Zumino-Witten model of two-dimensional conformal field theory.

Applied Conformal Field Theory
by P. Ginsparg (hep-th/9108028)
These lecture notes are a valuable reference on conformal field theory and Kac-Moody algebras.

Introduction to Conformal Field Theory
by A. N. Schellekens
These are notes based on lectures given at schools in Germany and Spain in 1995.