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Conference International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation (17th : 2004 : Dublin, Ireland)

Title General relativity and gravitation : proceedings of the 17th International Conference, RDS Convention Centre, Dublin, 18-23 July 2004 / edited by Petros Florides, Brien Nolan, Andrian Ottewill.

Imprint Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 350 pages) : illustrations
Note "GR17, Dublin 2004."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The status of Nnumerical relativity -- Loop quantum gravity, Quantum geometry and spin foams -- Towards detection of gravitational waves -- Advances in relativistic astrophysics -- Recent results in mathematical relativity -- Black holes and the information paradox -- Gravitation and cosmology in Brane-worlds -- gravitation and cosmology in Brane-worlds -- Advanced gravitational-wave detector technologies: future generations of interferometers -- Probing general relativity on the scales of cosmology -- Relativity and astrophysics with LISA -- The gravitationai self-force -- Cosmic superstrings revisited -- Quantum computation -- Black holes in active galactic nuclei -- The implications for cosmology of WMAP data.
Al: exact solutions and their interpretation -- A2: complex methods, twistors, and connection variables -- A3: mathematical studies of the field equations -- A4: analytic approximation and perturbation methods -- A5: numerical relativity and algebraic computing -- A6: alternative theories of gravity -- B1: relativistic astrophysics -- B2(i): cosmology (i), early universe -- B2(ii): cosmology (ii). Late universe and gravitational lenses -- B2(iii): cosmology (iii). dark energy and the cosmological constant -- B3: gravitational wave sources: source science, statistical methods -- Cl(i): gravitational-wave detection (i). detector performance, operation, and commissioning -- Cl(ii): gravitational-wave detection (ii). current gravitational wave detector results -- Cl(iii): gravitational-wave detection (iii). advanced detector research and development -- Cl(iv): gravitational-wave detection (iv). space-based interferomet -- C2: laboratory and observational tests of gravitational theories -- D.l: quantum general relativity -- D2: string and M theory -- D3: quantum field theory on curved spacetime.
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Subject General relativity (Physics) -- Congresses.
Gravitation -- Congresses.
Gravitational waves -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Florides, Petros.
Nolan, Brien.
Ottewill, Andrian.
Added Title Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation
Other Form: Print version: International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation (17th : 2004 : Dublin, Ireland). General relativity and gravitation. Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2005 9789812564245 (DLC) 2006299143 (OCoLC)64272700
ISBN 1281897280
9789812701688 (electronic bk.)
9812701680 (electronic bk.)