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# The Sixth Canadian Conference on General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics

### About this Title

**S. Braham**, *Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada*, **Jack D. Gegenberg**, *University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada* and **Robert J. McKellar**, *University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada*, Editors

Publication: Fields Institute Communications

Publication Year:
1997; Volume 15

ISBNs: 978-0-8218-0523-7 (print); 978-1-4704-2983-6 (online)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/fic/015

MathSciNet review: MR1463188

MSC: Primary 83-06

### Table of Contents

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**Front/Back Matter**

**Chapters**

- C. Burgess, R. Myers and F Quevedo – Four dimensional black holes and duality in superstring theory
- A Coley – Self-similarity and cosmology
- J Friedman – Field theory on spacetimes that are not globally hyperbolic
- J Isenberg – Solving the Einstein constraint equations
- Werner Israel – Covariant double-null dynamics and the internal geometry of aspherical black holes
- D Louis-Martinez and G Kunstatter – Charged black holes in generic 2-D dilaton gravity
- E Poisson – Gravitational waves from coalescing compact binaries
- Jorge Pullin – Colliding black holes with linearized gravity
- C Torre – Spinors, jets, and the Einstein equations
- R Wald – The laws of black hole mechanics in an arbitrary Lagrangian theory of gravity
- M West – Black holes, galaxy formation and the large-scale structure of the universe
- Peter Anninos, D Hobill, Edward Seidel, Larry Smarr and Wai-Mo Suen – When black holes collide
- Patricia Benoit and A Coley – A new class of spherically symmetric perfect fluid solutions with kinematic self-similarity
- A Billyard and P Wesson – A wave-like solution in Kaluza-Klein theory
- Anthony Bonanno – Mass inflation in a rotating charged hole
- S Braham – Quantum black holes and hypertime
- J Carot and J Dacosta – Symmetries of matter distributions
- A Chamblin – Topology and causal structure
- K Chan – Charged dilaton black holes with unusual asymptotics
- K Chu, C Farell, Greg Fee and R McLenaghan – General relativity calculations in Maple
- A Coley – Vacuum solutions of Gauss-Bonnet theory and induced cosmological models
- J Creighton and R Mann – Quasilocal formalism for dilaton gravity with Yang-Mills fields
- B Darian and Hans Kunzle – Einstein-Yang-Mills cosmology with Taub-Type symmetry
- G Davies – Using the Schrödinger equation for astrophysical and cosmological simulations
- J Demers – Decoherence of the Unruh detector
- J Demers, R Lafrance and R Myers – Black hole entropy and renormalization
- Kenneth Dunn, Tina Harriott and J Williams – Matching conditions for the 1+1 de Sitter kinked spacetime
- V Faraoni, F Cooperstock and J Overduin – COBE Constraints on Kaluza-Klein cosmologies
- A Feinstein, J Ibanez and R Lazkoz – Cosmologies with two-dimensional inhomogeneity
- Stephen Goode and Scott Bullock – Stiff matter $G_{2}$ cosmologies
- G Hall – Projective symmetry in space-times
- D Kalligas and P Wesson – Light repulsion in higher-dimensional relativity
- N Kaloper – A no-go theorem in string cosmology
- M Kavian, R McLenaghan and Keith Geddes – MapleTensor: A new system for performing indicial and component tensor calculations by computer
- R Khuri and R Myers – Low-energy scattering of extreme black holes in string theory
- E Martinez – Entropy of eternal black holes
- R McLenaghan and Fernando Sasse – Nonexistence of Petrov type III space-times on which Weyl’s neutrino equation and Maxwell’s equations satisfy Huygens’ principle
- R McLenaghan and D Walker – Symmetry operators for the Weyl neutrino equation on curved spacetime
- G Michaud and R Myers – Two-dimensional dilaton black holes
- J Mureika and R Mann – Gravitationally-induced three-flavor neutrino oscillations as a possible solution to the solar neutrino problem
- P Musgrave and K Lake – Differential invariants and regularity
- P Musgrave, D Pollney and K Lake – GRTensorII: A computer algebra system for general relativity
- G Perry and F Cooperstock – Exact solution for two charged spherically symmetric sources in equilibrium
- J Ponce de Leon and P Wesson – The equation of motion in higher-dimensional gravity
- D Salopek – The nature of cosmic time
- Kristin Schleich and Donald Witt – Numerical quantum gravity by dynamical triangulation
- Brian Tupper – Conformal motions in spherical and plane symmetric spacetimes
- Robert Van Den Hoogen – Dissipative cosmology
- J Williams and P Zvengrowski – Counting kinks in 1+1 dimensions
- Donald Witt and Kristin Schleich – Toward a definition of chaos for general relativity
- E Woolgar – Causal precedence formalism