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Transactions of the American Mathematical Society
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Universal bundles for deformations of asymmetric structures


Author: Paul R. Dippolito
Journal: Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 271 (1982), 101-115
MSC: Primary 58H15; Secondary 53C05
MathSciNet review: 648080
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Abstract: Riemannian parallel transport of frames and Cartan connections can be considered as special cases of a type of structure in which the connection form on the principal bundle can transform by an arbitrary extension of the adjoint representation of the fiber group; there always exist universal deformations for asymmetric objects in any of these geometries.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9947-1982-0648080-6
PII: S 0002-9947(1982)0648080-6
Article copyright: © Copyright 1982 American Mathematical Society