
Re: Tensor Definition
Posted:
Jul 9, 2013 4:29 PM


In <slrnktoo44.pkp.hrubin@skew.stat.purdue.edu>, on 07/09/2013 at 07:06 PM, Herman Rubin <hrubin@skew.stat.purdue.edu> said:
>That "definition" must have been written by a physicist.
Prior to 1905 <g, d & r>
>A better definition of a tensor is an element of the function space >from a product of finite indices to a linear space, usually the base >field.
That's bog standard for finite dimensions, but it has issues in the infinite dimensional case.
 Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz, SysProg and JOAT <http://patriot.net/~shmuel>
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