Petrov Notation

A tensor notation which considers the Riemann tensor R_(lambdamunukappa) as a matrix R_((lambdamu)(nukappa)) with indices lambdamu and nukappa.

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Weinberg, S. Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity. New York: Wiley, p. 142, 1972.

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Petrov Notation

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Petrov Notation." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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