Laboratoire de Physique
Theorique d'Orsay

Accès / Find us

Bâtiment 210
Univ. Paris-Sud 11
91405 Orsay Cedex
France
T. 01 69 15 63 53
F. 01 69 15 82 87



CNRS U-PSUD Retour au menu Imprimer Contact Plan Crédits
 
 
Agenda > Actualités / News Dernier ajout : vendredi 17 octobre 2014.

Quantum Spacetime from Discreteness to Continuum. Workshop at LPT, March 21-23, 2011

Titre français de la conférence : l’espace-temps quantique, du discret au continu

The general subject of the workshop, in many respects a follow-up of the Workshop "Spacetime as a statistical system" held at the Albert Einstein Institute (Potsdam-Golm) in July 2010, is the discrete-continuum spacetime transition in quantum gravity models based on discrete quantum structures, and the role that statistical field theory methods, in particular renormalization, play in elucidating it. More precisely, the focus themes of this workshop are :

Group Field Theory power counting, renormalization and thermodynamic limit coarse graining and refinement in lattice gravity models discrete/continuum transition in matrix models other pre-geometric models of spacetime

The workshop will set the framework for new collaborations between researchers working on such fundamental issues, as well as strengthening the ties among research institutes involved.

For more information