# Introduction to SH Lie algebras for physicists

@article{Lada1993IntroductionTS, title={Introduction to SH Lie algebras for physicists}, author={Tom Lada and Jim Stasheff}, journal={International Journal of Theoretical Physics}, year={1993}, volume={32}, pages={1087-1103} }

UNC-MATH-92/2originally April 27, 1990, revised September 24, 1992INTRODUCTION TO SH LIE ALGEBRAS FOR PHYSICISTSTom LadaJim StasheffMuch of point particle physics can be described in terms of Lie algebras andtheir representations. Closed string ﬁeld theory, on the other hand, leads to ageneralization of Lie algebra which arose naturally within mathematics in the studyof deformations of algebraic structures [SS]. It also appeared in work on higherspin particles [BBvD]. Representation theoretic…

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