deck transformation

A *deck transformation* or *cover automorphism* is an automorphism of a cover.

i.e. if $p:E\to X$ is a cover then a cover automorphism $f\in deck(p)=\{f|f\in Aut(E), p\circ f=p\}\subseteq Aut(E)$ is an automorphism of $E$ such that $p$ is invariant under composition with $f$.

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