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All local classical symmetries in Hamiltonian mechanics


Using the formalism of symplectic group actions and coadjoint orbits, we give a complete list of all classical simple Lie algebras which are local symmetries for a given Hamiltonian vector field.

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Aguirre, E., Doebner, H.D. & Hennig, J.D. All local classical symmetries in Hamiltonian mechanics. Lett Math Phys 7, 85–90 (1983).

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