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New Paths Towards Quantum Gravity

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New Paths Towards Quantum Gravity
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Publisher: Springer
ISBN/ASIN: 3642118968
ISBN-13: 9783642118968
Number of pages: 380

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The division of the book in two parts reflects the duality between the physical vision and the mathematical construction. The former is represented by tutorial reviews on non-commutative geometry, on space-time discretization and renormalization and on gauge field path integrals. The latter one by lectures on cohomology, on stochastic geometry and on mathematical tools for the effective action in quantum gravity.

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