The book by Baumgarte and Shapiro provides an excellent introduction to the The authors are world leaders in numerical relativity and their contributions. Thomas W. Baumgarte is a Professor of Physics at Bowdoin College, and an In addition to numerical relativity, Shapiro has worked on the. Many current numerical relativity codes (in three spatial dimensions) share they adopt the Baumgarte-Shapiro-Shibata-Nakamura (BSSN) formulation of.

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