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About Torsion

  1. Sep 17, 2008 #1
    I wonder if there are some relationships between the torsion in algebra and the torsion in differential geometry. Could someone tell me something about them?
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  3. Sep 17, 2008 #2
    Just to make sure we are talking about the same thing, torsion in algebra "measures" which elements of the group have finite order and torsion in geometry is a measure of how much a the curve "twists"?
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