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Title Deserfest : a celebration of the life and works of Stanley Deser : Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 3-5 April 2004 / editors, James T. Liu [and others].
Imprint Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 380 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Gravitation -- Congresses.
Supergravity -- Congresses.
Supersymmetry -- Congresses.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Preface -- A celebration of the life and works of Stanley Deser -- Causality and learning in neural systems / L.F. Abbott -- Some results in M-theory inspired phenomenology / R. Arnowitt, B. Dutta and B. Hu -- A unified view of particles and black holes in 2+1-dimensional gravity / D. Brill -- A non-geometric approach to 11-dimensional supergravity / L. Brink -- Cosmological singularities, billiards and Lorentzian Kac-Moody algebras / T. Damour -- Generalized holonomy in M-theory / A. Batrachenko [and others] -- Orientifolds, Brane coordinates and special geometry / R. D'Auria, S. Ferrara and M. Trigiante -- Consistent reductions of higher dimensional gravity and supergravity theories / G.W. Gibbons -- Electric-magnetic duality in gravity / M. Henneaux and C. Teitelboim -- R[symbol] terms in supergravity and M-theory / P. Howe -- Marriage of 4-dimensional gravity to the 3-dimensional Chern-Simons term / R. Jackiw -- Einstein-ther theory / C. Eling, T. Jacobson and D. Mattingly -- Hyperboloidal slices and artificial cosmology for numerical relativity / C.W. Misner -- Some applications of the ADM formalism / J.E. Nelson -- Integrability + supersymmetry + boundary: life on the edge is not so dull after all! / R.I. Nepomechie -- An effective field theory description for Kaluza-Klein supergravity on AdS[symbol] x S[symbol] / H. Nicolai and H. Samtleben -- Massive gravity in AdS and Minkowski backgrounds / M. Porrati -- Many roads lead to N=2 Seiberg-Witten theory / S.G. Naculich and H.J. Schnitzer -- Non-commutative topologically massive gauge theory / N. Caporaso [and others] -- The main postulates and results of loop quantum gravity / L. Smolin -- Counterterms, holonomy and supersymmetry / K.S. Stelle -- Milne and Torus universes meet / A. Waldron -- Diquarks as inspiration and as objects / F. Wilczek -- De sitter breaking in field theory / R.P. Woodard -- Publications of Stanley Deser -- Photographs.
Other Author Deser, S. (Stanley)
Liu, James T.
Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics.
Other Title Print version: Deserfest (2004 : Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics). Deserfest. Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2006
Other Title Stanley Deser.