author={C. Zachos},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics A},
  • C. Zachos
  • Published 2008
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • International Journal of Modern Physics A
Given a minimum measurable length underlying space–time, the latter may be effectively regarded as discrete, at scales of order of the Planck length. A systematic discretization of continuum physics may be effected most efficiently through the umbral deformation. General functionals yielding such deformations at the level of solutions are furnished and illustrated, and broad features of discrete oscillations and wave propagation are outlined. 

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