Split Chern-Simons theory in the BV-BFV formalism

Wednesday, 2 December, 2015

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The goal of this note is to give a brief overview of the BV-BFV formalism developed by the first two authors and Reshetikhin in [arXiv:1201.0290], [arXiv:1507.01221] in order to perform perturbative quantisation of Lagrangian field theories on manifolds with boundary, and present a special case of Chern-Simons theory as a new example.


Alberto S. Cattaneo
Pavel Mnev
Konstantin Wernli