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The Hamiltonian formulation of classical field theory

Marsden, Jerrold E. (1988) The Hamiltonian formulation of classical field theory. In: Mathematics and General Relativity. Contemporary Mathematics. Vol.71. American Mathematical Society , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 221-235. ISBN 978-0-8218-5079-4 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20100830-092110504

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Abstract

In this paper I shall present some result from the theory of classical non-relativistic field theory and discuss how they might be useful in the general relativistic context. Some of the Hamiltonian formalism has already been successfully employed in the general relativistic context, but much more remains to be done in the area of dynamic stability, linearization stability, bifurcation, symmetry breaking, and covariant reduction.


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Additional Information:© 1988 American Mathematical Society. Research partially supported by NSF grant DMS 84-04506.
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