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Structure constants of a group antisymmetric?

  1. Jun 25, 2009 #1
    First, how do you put in spaces without them being deleted when i post?

    How does one show that the structure constants, [tex]c^{k}_{ij}[/tex] of a group are antisymmetric? The context is from page 12 of Anderson's "Principles of Relativity Physics", with the statement right at the bottom:

    Thanks for any help in advance.
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  3. Jun 26, 2009 #2
    It just follows from the definition. If you interchange i and j in the computation, you get a minus sign.
  4. Jul 1, 2009 #3
    Can you show me then?

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