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    • CommentRowNumber1.
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    • CommentTimeSep 30th 2009

    crated D'Auria-Fre formulation of supergravity

    there is a blog entry to go with this here

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    • CommentTimeOct 4th 2009

    expanded the section on "rheonomy"

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    • CommentTimeSep 12th 2010
    • (edited Sep 12th 2010)

    I went through the entry D’Auria-Fre formulation of supergravity and edited a bunch of links, making them point to all the relevant entries on oo-Chern-Weil theory that we have created since the conception of this entry. Also polished up the notation here and there to bring it in line with what is now “standard” in the rest of the Lab.

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    • CommentTimeSep 29th 2010
    • (edited Sep 29th 2010)

    i reorganized the entry D’Auria-Fre formulation of supergravity a bit in an attempt to polish it. Then I added a section on the “cosmo-cocycle”-condition and how it really defines a Chern-Simons element in the supergravity Lie 6-algebra.

    Finally I added a stub section “Examples” where I started writing out the cs-element = Lagrangian for 11d-supergravity, before running out of steam.

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    • CommentTimeSep 12th 2013
    • (edited Sep 12th 2013)

    I have expanded the Idea section a bit, making the relation to higher Cartan geometry explicit (which is being mentioned in a bunch of nLab entries, but had previously not been added to this relatively old entry itself)

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    • CommentTimeJul 19th 2015

    when the nnLab is back, the entry D’Auria-Fre formulation of supergravity needs to be added a pointer to

    • Pietro Fre, Gravity, a Geometrical Course: Volume 2: Black Holes, Cosmology and Introduction to Supergravity, Springer 2012

    which, while not as detailed as the original Supergravity and Superstrings - A Geometric Perspective, includes discussion of new developments such as AdS/CFT in the special D’Auria-Fre formulation – also it’s still in print.

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    • CommentTimeMay 29th 2020
    • (edited May 29th 2020)

    added pointer to today’s review

    diff, v85, current

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    • CommentTimeNov 9th 2022

    added pointer to today’s

    diff, v89, current

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    • CommentTimeApr 5th 2023

    added pointer to today’s:

    diff, v90, current