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Non-integrable geometries, torsion, and holonomy

  • Ilka Agricola

    Philipps-Universität, Marburg, Germany
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Abstract

This review article intends to introduce the reader to non-integrable geometric structures on Riemannian manifolds and invariant metric connections with torsion, and to discuss recent aspects of mathematical physics – in particular superstring theory – where these naturally appear.