conformal invariance and scale invariance

An object is *scale invariant* if it is preserved by global rescaling of length. An object is *conformally invariant* if it is preserved by transformations that preserve angles, hence by *local* rescaling of length.

- Yu Nakayama,
*Scale invariance vs conformal invariance*(arXiv:1302.0884)

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