##### Department of Mathematics,

University of California San Diego

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### Discrete Physics Seminar

## Lisa Glaser

#### Neils Bohr Institute, Copenhagen

## Towards locality in Causal Sets

##### Abstract:

Causal set theory is a promising candidate of a discrete theory of quantum gravity. Yet even measuring the dimension of a causal set and deciding if it is at all manifold-like are hard. We propose a new observable, the abundance of intervals, which can help with both these tasks. It is at once characteristic for the dimension of a causal set and gives a strong indicator if the space time is manifold like.

Host: David Rideout

### May 17, 2013

### 11:00 AM

### AP&M 6402

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