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On minimizers of causal variational principles

Schiefeneder, Daniela (2011) On minimizers of causal variational principles. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

Causal variational principles are a class of nonlinear minimization problems which arise in a formulation of relativistic quantum theory referred to as the fermionic projector approach. This thesis is devoted to a numerical and analytic study of the minimizers of a general class of causal variational principles. We begin with a numerical investigation of variational principles for the fermionic ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Kausale Variationsprinzipien beschreiben eine Klasse nichtlinearer Minimierungsprobleme, die bei der Formulierung relativistischer Quantentheorie mittels des sogenannten fermionischen Projektors verwendet werden. Die vorliegende Dissertation widmet sich numerischen und analytischen Untersuchungen einer allgemeinen Klasse von kausalen Variationsprinzipien. Numerische Untersuchungen von ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:1 August 2011
Referee:Prof. Dr. Felix Finster and PD Dr. Jürgen Tolksdorf
Date of exam:21 July 2011
Institutions:Mathematics > Prof. Dr. Felix Finster
Keywords:causal variational principles, fermionic projector, discrete space-time, generation of causal structure, minimizing measure
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 510 Mathematics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:21629
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