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Canonical Quantum Gravity

  title={Canonical Quantum Gravity},
  author={Karel V. Kuchař},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  • K. Kuchař
  • Published 8 April 1993
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
This is a review of the aspirations and disappointments of the canonical quantization of geometry. I compare the two chief ways of looking at canonical gravity, geometrodynamics and connection dynamics. I capture as much of the classical theory as I can by pictorial visualization. Algebraic aspects dominate my description of the quantization program. I address the problem of observables. The reader is encouraged to follow the broad outlines and not worry about the technical details. 

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