Consistently Solving the Simplicity Constraints for Spinfoam Quantum Gravity

  title={Consistently Solving the Simplicity Constraints for Spinfoam Quantum Gravity},
  author={Etera R. Livine and Simone Speziale},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
We give an independent derivation of the Engle-Pereira-Rovelli spinfoam model for quantum gravity which recently appeared in [arXiv:0705.2388]. Using the coherent state techniques introduced earlier in [arXiv:0705.0674], we show that the EPR model realizes a consistent imposition of the simplicity constraints implementing general relativity from a topological BF theory. 
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