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General relativity and the application of algebraic manipulative systems


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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, U. S. A.: ACM, pp. 343-348.

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Abstract

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.

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Item Type Book Sections
CreatorsBarton, D.and Fitch, J. P.
DOI10.1145/800204.806305
DepartmentsFaculty of Science > Computer Science
StatusPublished
ID Code16394

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