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Space and Time From Translation Symmetry

QMAP Seminar

Speaker: Albert Schwarz, UC Davis
Location: 3106 MSB
Start time: Thu, Feb 5 2009, 3:10PM

I would like to discuss various approaches to the construction of non-perturbative string theory. The knowledge of string theory is not required. I will start with with the explanation of ideas of my paper:

Space and time from translation symmetry
Albert Schwarz
We show that the notions of space and time in axiomatic quantum field theory arise from translation symmetry. We discuss a possibility of using this construction in string theory.