# Natural Discrete Differential Calculus in Physics

@article{Rovelli2019NaturalDD, title={Natural Discrete Differential Calculus in Physics}, author={Carlo Rovelli and V{\'a}clav Zatloukal}, journal={Foundations of Physics}, year={2019}, pages={1-7} }

Abstract
We sharpen a recent observation by Tim Maudlin: differential calculus is a natural language for physics only if additional structure, like the definition of a Hodge dual or a metric, is given; but the discrete version of this calculus provides this additional structure for free.

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