Emergent geometry and gravity from matrix models: an introduction

@article{Steinacker2010EmergentGA,
  title={Emergent geometry and gravity from matrix models: an introduction},
  author={Harold C Steinacker},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  year={2010},
  volume={27},
  pages={133001}
}
  • H. Steinacker
  • Published 22 March 2010
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
An introductory review to emergent noncommutative gravity within Yang–Mills matrix models is presented. Spacetime is described as a noncommutative brane solution of the matrix model, i.e. as a submanifold of . Fields and matter on the brane arise as fluctuations of the bosonic resp. fermionic matrices around such a background, and couple to an effective metric interpreted in terms of gravity. Suitable tools are provided for the description of the effective geometry in the semi-classical limit… 

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