Paneitz Operator and Paneitz Curvature
In the present chapter we derive basic facts concerning the Q-curvature Q4 in dimension 4. In particular, we prove its conformal transformation law, i.e., the fundamental identity, which involves the Paneitz operator P4.
KeywordsRiemannian Manifold Bianchi Identity Transformation Property Symmetric Bilinear Form Conformal Class
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