A chain of geometries


Glaser, L. (2015). A chain of geometries. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/15090083


Glaser, Lisa. A chain of geometries. Perimeter Institute, Sep. 30, 2015, https://pirsa.org/15090083


          @misc{ pirsa_PIRSA:15090083,
            doi = {10.48660/15090083},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/15090083},
            author = {Glaser, Lisa},
            keywords = {Quantum Gravity},
            language = {en},
            title = {A chain of geometries},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2015},
            month = {sep},
            note = {PIRSA:15090083 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}

Lisa Glaser Universität Wien


The path integral is a very elegant formulation of quantum theory. It can also be an incredibly useful one, since it allows us to use methods of statistical physics, like computer simulations. In this talk I will introduce the subject of Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulations to solve the path integral over geometries. This general introduction will use examples from Causal Dynamical Triangulations, Causal Set Theory and Non Commutative geometry to show how different issues can be explored in this manner.