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Kac-Moody algebras in M-theory

@article{Buyl2006KacMoodyAI,
  title={Kac-Moody algebras in M-theory},
  author={Sophie de Buyl},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  year={2006}
}
  • S. Buyl
  • Published 23 August 2006
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
In this thesis, we consider several aspects of over-extended and very-extended Kac-Moody algebras in relation with theories of gravity coupled to matter. In the first part, we focus on the occurrence of KM algebras in the cosmological billiards. We analyse the billiards in the simplified situation of spatially homogeneous cosmologies. The most generic cases lead to the same algebras as those met in the general inhomogeneous case, but also sub-algebras of the "generic" ones appear. Next, we… 

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