Legendre Curves on Generalized Paracontact Metric Manifolds

  • Cornelia-Livia Bejan
  • Şemsi Eken Meriç
  • Erol Kılıç


Two different notions of almost paracontact structures (which are compatible or anti-compatible with the metric), well known in the literature, are unified and generalized here. Several formulas of paraholomorphic maps are established, and a result of Lichnerowicz type is obtained. The connection transformations which have the same system of paracontact-planar Legendre curves are characterized. Conformal changes of metrics which preserve geodesics (resp. paracontact-planar Legendre curves) are studied.


Paracontact structures on manifolds Linear connection Geodesics Planar curve Harmonic map 

Mathematics Subject Classification

53C15 53B05 53C22 53C43 



Cornelia-Livia Bejan was supported by the Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK). As a visiting Professor in İnönü University, Malatya, Cornelia-Livia Bejan thanks members of Math. Department for their kind hospitality. The authors thank the referee for careful reading of the manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cornelia-Livia Bejan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Şemsi Eken Meriç
    • 3
  • Erol Kılıç
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics“Gh. Asachi” Technical UniversityIasiRomania
  2. 2.Seminarul MatematicUniversitatea “Alexandru Ioan Cuza”IasiRomania
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsMersin UniversityMersinTurkey
  4. 4.Department of Mathematicsİnönü UniversityMalatyaTurkey

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