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Natural discrete differential calculus in physics

Authors
  • Rovelli, Carlo
  • Zatloukal, Václav
Type
Preprint
Publication Date
Feb 25, 2019
Submission Date
Feb 08, 2019
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10701-019-00271-1
Source
arXiv
License
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Abstract

We sharpen a recent observation by Tim Maudlin: differential calculus is a natural language for physics only if additional structure, like the definition of a Hodge dual or a metric, is given; but the discrete version of this calculus provides this additional structure for free.

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