Coadjoint orbit action of Virasoro group and two-dimensional quantum gravity dual to SYK/tensor models

  title={Coadjoint orbit action of Virasoro group and two-dimensional quantum gravity dual to SYK/tensor models},
  author={Gautam Mandal and Pranjal Nayak and Spenta R. Wadia},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
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