vector field

A **vector field** is a section of a vector bundle.

More specifically, a vector field is a *tangent vector field* which is a section of a tangent bundle. Equivalently this is a rank $(1,0)$-tensor field on $X$

For instance section 1.3 and 1.4 of

Revised on January 6, 2013 17:35:05
by Urs Schreiber
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