Letters in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 133–138 | Cite as

Remarks on the problem of lifting spacetime symmetries

  • Gerd Rudolph
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Abstract

The problem of lifting the action of a symmetry group K on spacetime M to automorphisms of a principal bundle P(M, G) is discussed. A classification of bundles P admitting a lift is given for a case more general than that considered by Harnad, Shnider, and Vinet.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerd Rudolph
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  1. 1.Sektion Physik und Naturwissenschaftlich-Theoretisches Zentrum der Karl-MarxUniversität LeipzigLeipzigD.D.R.

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