Introduction

  • Ivan T. Todorov
Part of the Trieste Notes in Physics book series (TRIESTE)

Abstract

The conformal group -the group of angle preserving transformations of a pseudo-Riemannian manifold -seems to be playing a fundamental role in nature, a role which is yet to be fully understood and appreciated.

Keywords

Manifold 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivan T. Todorov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi AvanzatiTriesteItaly
  2. 2.Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear EnergyBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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