Any link between Plebanski and McDowell-Mansouri formulations of GR?

by ubugnu
Tags: bf theory, cartan geometry, mcdowell-mansouri, plebanski, spin-foam
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Mar4-10, 10:25 AM
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The two can be related to a BF theory, the Plebanski one is the basis of the spin-foam model, the MacDowell-Mansouri one appears the more "natural" in the context of Cartan geometry. Is the fact that they can both be expressed as a deformed BF theory the only link between them?
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