Review of matrix theory

@inproceedings{Bigatti1997ReviewOM,
  title={Review of matrix theory},
  author={Daniela Bigatti and Leonard Susskind},
  year={1997}
}
Matrix theory [1] is a nonperturbative theory of fundamental processes which evolved out of the older perturbative string theory. There are two well-known formulations of string theory, one covariant and one in the so-called light cone frame [2]. Each has its advantages. In the covariant theory, relativistic invariance is manifest, a euclidean continuation exists and the analytic properties of the S matrix are apparent. This makes it relatively easy to derive properties like CPT and crossing… 
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