Functional Integration A Multipurpose Tool
Les rencontres physiciens-mathématiciens de Strasbourg -RCP25, Volume 44 (1993), Talk no. 1, 24 p.
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DeWitt-Morette, Cécile. Functional Integration A Multipurpose Tool. Les rencontres physiciens-mathématiciens de Strasbourg -RCP25, Volume 44 (1993), Talk no. 1, 24 p.

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[b] Cécile Dewitt-Morette (1974) "Feynman Path Integrals; I. Linear and Affine Techniques; II. The Feynman-Green Function", Commun. Math. Phys. 37, 63-81. | MR | Zbl

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Computed in l.i, using results developed in l.f, l.g, l.h ; summarized in l.k.

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The construction called here the "Cartier Bridge" will be published in a Note aux Compte-Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences by P. Cartier and C. Dewitt-Morette. In the years to come the authors will write a book on functional integration and test the proposed axiomatic on many problems of physical interest.

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