symplectic reduction - table

Reductions of (pre-)symplectic manifolds:

symplectic geometry | physics |
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presymplectic manifold | covariant phase space |

$\downarrow$ gauge reduction | $\downarrow$ quotient by gauge symmetry |

symplectic manifold | reduced phase space |

$\downarrow$ symplectic reduction | $\downarrow$ quotient by global symmetry |

symplectic manifold | reduced phase space |

Created on July 5, 2012 13:21:24
by Urs Schreiber
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