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On groups of gauge transformations

  • Andrzej Trautman
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 129)

Abstract

Groups of gauge transformations (gauge groups) are defined in the framework of principal bundles. The gauge group of a trivial bundle is exhibited and the gauge aspect of gravitation is compared to that of Yang-Mills theories.

Keywords

Gauge Theory Gauge Group Gauge Transformation Principal Bundle Connection Form 
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© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrzej Trautman
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  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical PhysicsWarsaw UniversityWarszawaPoland

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