## General Relativity and Gravitation: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, 1986 |

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### Contents

Limits of validity of the standard model | 12 |

Supersymmetry | 29 |

KaluzaKlein approach to strings | 44 |

Folklore in relativity and what is really known | 61 |

The formulation of string theories | 75 |

Gravitywave astronomy | 86 |

Detection | 94 |

Higherderivative gravity | 102 |

Fiber bundles and sheaves | 207 |

Pulsar timing and relativity | 213 |

Inflation in the universe circa 1986 | 223 |

Open or semiopen questions | 236 |

REPORTS ON SYMPOSIA | 253 |

Astronomical and space experiments | 274 |

Astrophysical cosmology | 283 |

Asymptotia singularities and global structure | 291 |

Quantum cosmology | 112 |

Conclusions | 121 |

Black hole uniqueness theorems | 130 |

Black hole boundary conditions | 138 |

A global identity for nonlinear sigmamodels and its applications | 148 |

Twistors in general relativity | 158 |

Twistor concepts for curved spacetime | 164 |

Examples of quasilocal mass | 171 |

Numerical relativity from gravitational radiation | 177 |

Regge calculus cosmology and inflation | 184 |

Three dimensional codes | 193 |

a historical tale | 200 |

Early universe | 298 |

Commentary | 311 |

Gravitational wave detectors | 313 |

Mathematical cosmology | 326 |

Numerical relativity after ten years | 343 |

Quantum field theory on curved space | 358 |

Higher loop corrections | 367 |

Approximation methods | 375 |

Terrestrial experiments to test theories of gravitation | 387 |

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Page 385 - This research was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. PHY82-17853, supplemented by funds from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, at the University of California at Santa Barbara.