Nonabelian Bundle Gerbes, Their Differential Geometry and Gauge Theory

  title={Nonabelian Bundle Gerbes, Their Differential Geometry and Gauge Theory},
  author={Paolo Aschieri and Luigi Cantini and Branislav Jur{\vc}o},
  journal={Communications in Mathematical Physics},
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