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Causal set theory is discrete, fully covariant theory of quantum

gravity. The discrete framework makes it necessary to reformulate

continuum concepts. One of these concepts is that of a derivative operator. It is

possible to define a derivative operator in causal sets that in

the continuum limit agrees with the d'Alembertian for a scalar

field. This operator can be used to define a causal set action, which

enables Monte-Carlo simulations. In this seminar I will present this operator and action and then

show some results of Monte-Carlo simulations in 2 dimensions.

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Event Type:

Seminar

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Event Date:

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 14:30 to 16:00

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Time Room

Room #:

294

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