Ghost symmetries

Olver, Peter J. and Sanders, Jan A. and Wang, Jing Ping (2002) Ghost symmetries. Journal of Nonlinear Mathematical Physics, 9 (supple). pp. 164-172. ISSN 1402-9251 . (doi: (Full text available)

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We introduce the notion of a ghost characteristic for nonlocal differential equations. Ghosts are essential for maintaining the validity of the Jacobi identity for the charateristics of nonlocal vector fields.

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Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science)
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science > Applied Mathematics
Depositing User: Jing Ping Wang
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2008 17:46 UTC
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2014 09:06 UTC
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