Equivalence and the Cartan form

Peter J. Olver

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An investigation into the Cartan form and nondegeneracy conditions for field-theoretic Lagrangians based on the Cartan equivalence method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)99-136
Number of pages38
JournalActa Applicandae Mathematicae
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 1993


  • Cartan form
  • Mathematics subject classifications (1991): 49Q20, 70H99
  • calculus of variations
  • nondegeneracy conditions

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