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Complex forms and differentials

asked 2011-04-06 07:34:59 -0500

Gunnar gravatar image

Can Sage handle complex differential forms and the \partial and \bar\partial operators? I tried naively defining the d-bar operator before as (in Latex) \bar d \bar u, but I got an error saying that conjugation wasn't defined for the differential form class. Is there a way of handling this other than defining the real and imaginary parts of all variables and brutally defining the \partial and \bar\partial operators?

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answered 2011-04-07 09:14:11 -0500

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To the best of my knowledge those operators are not currently implemented in Sage. The differential forms class is pretty new, and lacks a number of features currently. I know the developers of it had some future plans but I don't know if they included support for complex operators.

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