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Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 135–152 | Cite as

An application of Morse theory to space-time geometry

  • N. M. J. Woodhouse
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Abstract

Milnor's treatment [6] of Morse's global theory of the calculus of variations for geodesics [7] is restated in the context of space-time geometry: it is seen as providing a link between the curvature and the causal structure of a stably causal globally hyperbolic Lorentzian manifold. An application is discussed.

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Neural Network Manifold Statistical Physic Complex System Nonlinear Dynamics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. M. J. Woodhouse
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of London, King's CollegeLondonEngland

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