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On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe$
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Hans Ringström

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199680290

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680290.001.0001

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The Cauchy problem in general relativity

The Cauchy problem in general relativity

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(p.14) 2 The Cauchy problem in general relativity
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On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe
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Hans Ringström

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680290.003.0002

This chapter contains a description of the Cauchy problem in the general theory of relativity. The intended audience consists of physicists with basic knowledge of general relativity. Beyond the formulation, there is a discussion of ways of measuring the distance between initial data sets. Finally the notions of linear and nonlinear stability are compared.

Keywords:   cauchy problem, general relativity, linear stability, nonlinear stability

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