Quasi-Riemannian structures on supermanifolds and characteristic classes

E. A. Mosman, A. A. Sharapov

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Abstract

The notion of a quasi-Riemannian metric being an alternative to generalization of the Riemann metrics to supermanifolds is introduced. Unlike standard supermetrics, the quasi-Riemannian metrics exist on arbitrary supermanifolds, though they are not supersymmetric under the permutation of indices. The application of the quasi-Riemannian structures to the theory of characteristic classes of supermanifolds is considered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)668-672
Number of pages5
JournalRussian Physics Journal
Volume54
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • characteristic classes
  • Riemannian metric
  • supermanifolds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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