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Principal Bundles and Gauge Theories

  title={Principal Bundles and Gauge Theories},
  author={Matthijs V{\'a}k{\'a}r},
This set of lecture notes fills a hole that in the authors opinion currently exists in the available literature on (prequantum or first quantised) gauge theory: theoretical physics texts do lots of calculations in coordinates and fail to appreciate the underlying geometry of their equations; mathematics texts develop the geometric theory of fibre bundles in its full abtract glory, but, in their attempt to keep things abstract, completely miss out on describing fascinating physical… 
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