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Lorentz invariance in shape dynamics

  • Author(s): Carlip, S
  • Gomes, H
  • et al.

© 2015 IOP Publishing Ltd. Shape dynamics is a reframing of canonical general relativity in which time reparametrization invariance is 'traded' for a local conformal invariance. We explore the emergence of Lorentz invariance in this model in three contexts: as a maximal symmetry, an asymptotic symmetry and a local invariance.

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