General Relativity and the Application of Algebraic Manipulative Systems
Barton, D. and Fitch, J. P., 1971. General Relativity and the Application of Algebraic Manipulative Systems. In: SYMSAC '71 Proceedings of the second ACM symposium on Symbolic and algebraic manipulation. New York: ACM, pp. 343-347.
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The paper describes some applications of symbolic algebra systems to problems of General Relativity including the derivation of the field equations, the Petrov classification of a metric and the solution of the field equations in the presence of matter in a simple case. Attention is drawn to the strictly algebraic difficulties encountered in this work.
|Item Type||Book Sections|
|Creators||Barton, D.and Fitch, J. P.|
|Departments||Faculty of Science > Computer Science|
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