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The integrability tensor for bundle-like foliations


Author: Richard H. Escobales
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 270 (1982), 333-339
MSC: Primary 57R30; Secondary 53C21
MathSciNet review: 642345
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Abstract: A certain function is introduced which is useful in the study of a bundle-like foliation on a Riemannian manifold. Under the assumption that the leaves are totally geodesic, the Laplacian of this function is computed along a leaf. From this computation a sufficient condition is provided for the ambient manifold to be locally isometric to a product.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1982-0642345-X
PII: S 0002-9947(1982)0642345-X
Article copyright: © Copyright 1982 American Mathematical Society