Universal central extensions of gauge algebras and groups

Bas Janssens, Christoph Wockel

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We show that the canonical central extension of the group of sections of a Lie group bundle over a compact manifold, constructed by Neeb and Wockel (2009), is universal. In doing so, we prove universality of the corresponding central extension of Lie algebras in a slightly more general setting.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-139
Number of pages11
JournalJournal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik (Crelles Journal)
Issue number682
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2013
Externally publishedYes

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