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Orbifold branes in string theory and their applications to cosmology.
This dissertation contains two distinct compactification schemes of 10-dimensional string theory, as well as some of the implications of one of these schemes for string cosmology. The first half of this work begins with a ...
Hořava-Lifshitz theory of gravity and its applications to cosmology.
In this dissertation, I studied Hořava-Lifshitz gravity and its applications to inflationary cosmology. After introducing the original proposal with the projectability and detailed balance conditions, I discussed its ...