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

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M. A. H. MacCallum
CUP Archive, Sep 24, 1987 - Science - 407 pages
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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
K P
406
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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.

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