Fields, Strings, Matrices and Symmetric Products

@inproceedings{Dijkgraaf1999FieldsSM,
  title={Fields, Strings, Matrices and Symmetric Products},
  author={Robbert Dijkgraaf},
  year={1999}
}
In these notes we review the role played by the quantum mechanics and sigma models of symmetric products in the quantization of quantum field theories, string theory and matrix theory. 
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