Gauge symmetry and the theta-vacuum

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Abstractly, a symmetry of a structure is an automorphism-a transformation that maps the elements of an object back onto themselves so as to preserve the structure of that object.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEPSA Philosophical Issues in the Sciences
Subtitle of host publicationLaunch of the European Philosophy of Science Association
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9789048132515
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010


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Healey, R. (2010). Gauge symmetry and the theta-vacuum. In EPSA Philosophical Issues in the Sciences: Launch of the European Philosophy of Science Association (pp. 105-116). Springer Netherlands.