It should be emphasized that the above “definition” does not define a mathematical object. Instead, it describes in what sense the adjective rigid is typically used in mathematics, by mathematicians.
Let us illustrate this by some examples:
Linear maps between vector spaces are rigid in the sense that any is completely determined by its values on any set of basis vectors of .
Mostow’s rigidity theorem
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