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    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeNov 4th 2018

    the idea and some references

    v1, current

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    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeNov 4th 2018
    • (edited Nov 4th 2018)

    In Campos-Willwacher 16 and followups, the authors highlight that the quasi-iso from the graph complex to the de Rham complex of configuration spaces sends edges to AKSZ-model Feynman propagators, hence that those differential forms “g ijg_{i j}” pulled back from the boundary spheres of the FM-compactification are essentially to be identified with the Feynman propagators of some (any?) AKSZ sigma-model.

    This sounds quite plausible, but has this been made precise? Campos-Willwacher seem to indicate that the details for this claim are implicit in articles by Alberto Cattaneo and coauthors. This sounds also rather plausible!

    But where exactly? Where in the literature would this claim have been substantiated, that the quasi-iso from graph complexes to de Rham complexes of configuration spaces sends edges to AKSZ Feynman propagators?

    (I have emailed Alberto about it. But if anyone has any insight otherwise, let me know.)

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    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeNov 4th 2018

    ah, probably this here:

    Remark 3.6 in

    re-amplified as remark 11 in

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    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeNov 4th 2018

    and these two references really mainly recall the observation of Section 2 of

    I am collecting these pointers here at Fulton-MacPherson operad, for the moment, but this should eventually get its own discussion somewhere…

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