Holographic Reconstruction of Spacetime¶and Renormalization in the AdS/CFT Correspondence

  title={Holographic Reconstruction of Spacetime¶and Renormalization in the AdS/CFT Correspondence},
  author={Sebastian De Haro and Kostas Skenderis and Sergey N. Solodukhin},
  journal={Communications in Mathematical Physics},
Abstract: We develop a systematic method for renormalizing the AdS/CFT prescription for computing correlation functions. This involves regularizing the bulk on-shell supergravity action in a covariant way, computing all divergences, adding counterterms to cancel them and then removing the regulator. We explicitly work out the case of pure gravity up to six dimensions and of gravity coupled to scalars. The method can also be viewed as providing a holographic reconstruction of the bulk spacetime… Expand

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