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A TEST THEORY OF THE LOCAL-STRUCTURE OF SPACETIME - A FINSLERIAN APPROACH

Abstract:
For rival theories within the framework of the test theory of Mansouri - Sexl a geometrical setting in terms of Finsler geometry has been found. It is shown that the time dilation and length contraction parameters measure the deviation from a Riemannian geometry.
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10.1088/0264-9381/12/1/021

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Theoretical Physics
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Author
Journal:
CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM GRAVITY More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
273-278
Publication date:
1995-01-01
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EISSN:
1361-6382
ISSN:
0264-9381
Pubs id:
pubs:162313
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uuid:a8408a12-150f-4882-8ce6-ad8bb128d12a
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pubs:162313
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162313
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2012-12-19

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