If V is a vector spaceMathworldPlanetmath over a field k, then a covector is a linear map α:Vk, that is, and element of the dual space to V. Thus, for example, a covector field on a differentiable manifold is a synonym for a 1-form (

Title covector
Canonical name Covector
Date of creation 2013-03-22 13:14:39
Last modified on 2013-03-22 13:14:39
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Author bwebste (988)
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