nLab Riemann curvature

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Riemannian geometry

Riemannian geometry

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Definition

For $(X,g)$ a Riemannian manifold let $\nabla_{g}$ be the corresponding Levi-Civita connection. The Riemann curvature $R_g$ of $(X,g)$ is the curvature $F_{\nabla_g}$ of $\nabla_g$:

$R_g := F_{\nabla_g} \,.$

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Revised on January 14, 2013 07:47:27 by Urs Schreiber (137.132.3.10)