pseudo-Riemannian manifold

Like a Riemannian manifold is a smooth manifold equipped with a Riemannian metric, a pseudo-Riemannian manifold is a manifold equipped with a pseudo-Riemannian metric. Lorentzian manifolds, as well as Riemannian manifolds themselves, are special cases of pseudo-Riemannian manifolds.

Revised on December 21, 2016 03:52:52
by Urs Schreiber
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