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Derivatives

  • Peter Petersen
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Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 171)

Abstract

This chapter introduces several important notions of derivatives of tensors. In chapters 5 and 6 we also introduce partial derivatives of functions into Riemannian manifolds.

Keywords

Covariant Derivative Coordinate Vector Fields Torsion-free Property Local Coordinate Formula Coordinate Independent Definition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Petersen
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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