Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity
by Simone Mercuri
Publisher: arXiv 2010
Number of pages: 91
After a description of some general arguments and an introduction to the canonical theory of gravity, the author reviews the background independent approach to quantum gravity, giving only a brief survey of Loop Quantum Gravity.
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