**Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity**

by Simone Mercuri

**Publisher**: arXiv 2010**Number of pages**: 91

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After a description of some general arguments and an introduction to the canonical theory of gravity, the author reviews the background independent approach to quantum gravity, giving only a brief survey of Loop Quantum Gravity.

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