This is the introductory chapter of a review collection on integrability in the context of the AdS/CFT correspondence. In the collection, we present an overview of the achievements and the status of this subject as of the year 2010.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
N. Beisert thanks T. Bargheer, M. de Leeuw and L. Lipatov for helpful comments on the manuscript. The work of C. Ahn was supported in part by KRF-2007-313-C00150 and WCU Grant R32-2008-000-10130-0 (CA). R. Janik was supported in part by Polish science funds as a research project N N202 105136 (2009–2011). The work of C. Kristjansen and K. Zoubos was supported by FNU through Grant Number 272-08-0329. The work of R. I. Nepomechie was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grants PHY-0554821 and PHY-0854366 (RN). The work of A. Torrielli has been partially supported by EPSRC through Grant No. EP/H000054/1.
- Bethe ansatz
- gauge theory
- string theory