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A note on first-order formalism and odd-derivative actions

Deser, S. (2006) A note on first-order formalism and odd-derivative actions. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 23 (18). pp. 5773-5776. ISSN 0264-9381.

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In this pedagogical note, we discuss obstacles to the usual Palatini formulations of gauge and gravity theories in the presence of odd-derivative order, Chern–Simons terms.

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Additional Information:© 2006 IOP Publishing Limited Received 5 June 2006; Published 22 August 2006; Print publication: Issue 18 (21 September 2006) I thank R Jackiw for very useful correspondence, particularly regarding the details of Palatini TMG. This work was supported in part by NSF grant PHY04-01667.
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