Curvatures of Statistical Structures

  • Barbara OpozdaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9389)


Curvature properties for statistical structures are studied. The study deals with the curvature tensor of statistical connections and their duals as well as the Ricci tensor of the connections, Laplacians and the curvature operator. Two concepts of sectional curvature are introduced. The meaning of the notions is illustrated by presenting few exemplary theorems.


Affine connection Curvature tensor Ricci tensor Sectional curvature Laplacian Bochner’s technique 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUJCracowPoland

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