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Help with the complex tensor notations

  1. Jul 13, 2009 #1
    i have attached two pages from a research paper.can someone interpret the mathematics in them or provide link that will help me in understanding the papers.i need help with the complex tensor notations involved.
    the full paper can be downloaded from url given below:

    http://www.google.co.in/url?sa=t&source=web&ct=res&cd=1&url=http%3A%2F%2Figitur-archive.library.uu.nl%2Fphys%2F2005-0622-155106%2FQuantum_theory_of_gravitation.pdf&ei=iBJbSvueEYyPkQXZwfzTBQ&usg=AFQjCNEqtBtRvoMKOJk4Gk2EDliH4CZBvQ&sig2=KBQZSSFO4az265cwjaLWtQ [Broken]

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  3. Jul 13, 2009 #2


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    Re: Quantum_theory_of_gravitation

    This is just usual tensor notation, nothing hard or complex here...

    search this forum for "Tensors without tears" https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=240285&highlight=tensors

    search this forum for Quantum Field Theory: https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=227115&highlight=quantum+field http://www.physics.ucsb.edu/~mark/qft.html (Try before you buy! Click here to download a pdf file of a prepublication draft of the text)

    search this forum for General Relativity: https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=101428&highlight=tensors

    Without a pretty strong background in General Relativity and Quantum field theory, it's gonna be REALLY difficult for you to understand these class notes though =/

    have fun good luck

    BTW thanx for the link, looks like a good course given by one of the masters of QFT ^^
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