General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 29, Issue 5, pp 591–597

Gravity and Signature Change

Authors

  • Tevian Dray
  • George Ellis
  • Charles Hellaby
  • Corinne A. Manogue
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1018895302693

Cite this article as:
Dray, T., Ellis, G., Hellaby, C. et al. General Relativity and Gravitation (1997) 29: 591. doi:10.1023/A:1018895302693

Abstract

The use of proper “time” to describe classical “spacetimes” which contain both Euclidean and Lorentzian regions permits the introduction of smooth (generalized) orthonormal frames. This remarkable fact permits one to describe both a variational treatment of Einstein's equations and distribution theory using straightforward generalizations of the standard treatments for constant signature.

SIGNATURE CHANGESMOOTH ORTHONORMAL FRAMES
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