This chapter considers a possible intuitive explanation of quantum breaking of symmetries as well as the subjects which are not discussed in the main chapters, such as the descent formula for gauge anomalies and the global SU(2) anomaly. The book has concentrated on the rather classical and basic aspects of quantum anomalies, which can be explicitly calculated by an elementary method in the path integral. Advanced subjects such as the anomaly cancellation in superstring theory and supersymmetric theory in general are not discussed in detail, but several references to these subjects are given.
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