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Lecture# Conformal Transformations: Part 1

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This lecture covers the topic of conformal transformations, including translations, dilations, rotations, and the conformal algebra. The instructor discusses infinitesimal conformal transformations, primary local operators, and descendants. The lecture also touches on the conformal algebra and the finite transformation rule for primary operators.

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PHYS-739: Conformal Field theory and Gravity

This course is an introduction to the non-perturbative bootstrap approach to Conformal Field Theory and to the Gauge/Gravity duality, emphasizing the fruitful interplay between these two ideas.

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