Comma Derivative

The components of the gradient of the one-form dA are denoted A_(,k), or sometimes partial_kA, and are given by


(Misner et al. 1973, p. 62). Note that Schmutzer (1968, p. 70) uses the older notation A_(|k).

See also

Covariant Derivative, Derivative, Tensor

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Misner, C. W.; Thorne, K. S.; and Wheeler, J. A. Gravitation. San Francisco, CA: W. H. Freeman, 1973.Schmutzer, E. Relativistische Physik (Klassische Theorie). Leipzig, Germany: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, 1968.

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