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Induced metric

  1. Aug 7, 2012 #1
    hi friends,
    Suppose we have a vector bundle E equipped with a hermitian metric h, and in a subbundle of E noted SE . I would like tocalculate explicitly the induced metric Sh defined on SE. How to proceed?
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  3. Aug 7, 2012 #2

    Ben Niehoff

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    It's the same as any other pullback...choose a basis of E and a basis of SE (they should be related by a projection), and do the usual thing.
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