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Definition

For EXE \to X a bundle of smooth manifolds, then the jet prolongation is the map that sends a section σ\sigma of EE to its jet, hence the section of the jet bundle j *EXj^\ast E \to X which is defined by all the finite partial derivatives of σ\sigma.

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