## Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on General Relativity & Gravitation: Durban, South Africa, 15-21 July 2001The 16th conference of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation (GR16), held at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa, from 15 to 21 July, was attended by 450 delegates from around the world. The scientific programme comprised 18 plenary lectures, 1 public lecture and 19 workshops which, excepting 3 plenary lectures, are presented in this proceedings. It was the first major international conference on general relativity and gravitation held on the African continent. |

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### Contents

Simplicial Euclidean and Lorentzian quantum gravity | 3 |

Recent advances | 28 |

Gravitational waves and dynamics of compact binary systems | 54 |

An overview of gravitationalwave sources | 72 |

Two views and a middle way | 112 |

Gravitating lumps | 142 |

Energy inequalities for isolated systems and hypersurfaces | 162 |

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