# TASI 2003 lectures on anomalies

@article{Harvey2005TASI2L, title={TASI 2003 lectures on anomalies}, author={Jeffrey A. Harvey}, journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory}, year={2005} }

These lecture notes review the structure of anomalies and present some of their applications in field theory, string theory and M theory. They expand on material presented at the TASI 2003 summer school and the 2005 International Spring School on String Theory in Hangzhou, China.

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