Symmetry, Integrability and Geometry: Methods and Applications (SIGMA)

SIGMA 5 (2009), 082, 10 pages      arXiv:0908.1519
Contribution to the Special Issue “Élie Cartan and Differential Geometry”

Higher Order Connections

Michael G. Eastwood
Mathematical Sciences Institute, Australian National University, ACT 0200, Australia

Received March 12, 2009, in final form August 10, 2009; Published online August 11, 2009

The purpose of this article is to present the theory of higher order connections on vector bundles from a viewpoint inspired by projective differential geometry.

Key words: connections; jets; projective differential geometry.

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