Levi-Civita symbol

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Levi-Civita symbol

[′lā·vē chē·vē′tä ‚sim·bəl]
(mathematics)
A symbol εi,j ,…,s where i, j, …, s are n indices, each running from 1 to n ; the symbol equals zero if any two indices are identical, and 1 or -1 otherwise, depending on whether i, j,…, s form an even or an odd permutation of 1, 2,…, n.
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i], a Pfaffian p-form [omega] is the completely anti-symmetric tensor field
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