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A logic road from special to general relativity

Andréka, Hajnal and Madarász, Judit X. and Németi, István and Székely, Gergely (2010) A logic road from special to general relativity. [Preprint]

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    We present a streamlined axiom system of special relativity in firs-order logic. From this axiom system we ``derive'' an axiom system of general relativity in two natural steps. We will also see how the axioms of special relativity transform into those of general relativity. This way we hope to make general relativity more accessible for the non-specialist.

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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: first-order logic, axiomatization, foundation of relativity theory
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
    Depositing User: Gergely Székely
    Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2011 08:40
    Last Modified: 23 Jan 2011 08:40
    Item ID: 8466

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