# Spin Foam Models with Finite Groups

@inproceedings{Bahr2011SpinFM, title={Spin Foam Models with Finite Groups}, author={Benjamin Bahr and Bianca Dittrich and J. Patrick Ryan}, year={2011} }

Spin foam models, loop quantum gravity, and group field theory are discussed as quantum gravity candidate theories and usually involve a continuous Lie group. We advocate here to consider quantum gravity-inspired models with finite groups, firstly as a test bed for the full theory and secondly as a class of new lattice theories possibly featuring an analogue diffeomorphism symmetry. To make these notes accessible to readers outside the quantum gravity community, we provide an introduction toβ¦Β

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