General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 21, Issue 9, pp 979–980 | Cite as

A comment on the integrability conditions of the conformal Killing equation

  • C. D. Collinson
Research Articles


It is shown that one of the two sets of integrability conditions of the conformal Killing equation, as found by Yano, is redundant.


Differential Geometry Integrability Condition Conformal Killing Killing Equation Conformal Killing Equation 
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  1. 1.
    Yano, K. (1956).The Theory of Lie Derivatives and Its Applications (North-Holland, Amsterdam), Chap. 7.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. D. Collinson
    • 1
  1. 1.School of MathematicsUniversity of HullEngland

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