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The Principle of the Fermionic Projector: An Approach for Quantum Gravity?

Finster, Felix (2007) The Principle of the Fermionic Projector: An Approach for Quantum Gravity? In: Fauser, Bertfried, (ed.) Quantum gravity. Mathematical models and experimental bounds. Birkhäuser, Basel u.a., pp. 263-281. ISBN 978-3-7643-7977-3.

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In this short article we introduce the mathematical framework of the principle of the fermionic projector and set up a variational principle in discrete space-time.
The underlying physical principles are discussed. We outline the connection to the continuum theory and state recent results. In the last two sections, we speculate on
how it might be possible to describe quantum gravity within this framework.

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Item type:Book section
Additional Information (public):Papers based on the presentations at the workshop `Mathematical and physical aspects of quantum gravity', Blaubeuren, Germany, July 28th -- August 1st, 2005
Institutions:Mathematics > Prof. Dr. Felix Finster
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 510 Mathematics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:555
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