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By Xiaohuan Mo

This introductory publication makes use of the relocating body as a device and develops Finsler geometry at the foundation of the Chern connection and the projective sphere package. It systematically introduces 3 sessions of geometrical invariants on Finsler manifolds and their intrinsic family, analyzes neighborhood and international effects from vintage and smooth Finsler geometry, and offers non-trivial examples of Finsler manifolds pleasing varied curvature stipulations.

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A. 20) Proof. For the sake of simplicity, we choose a n orthonormal basis for TXM such t h a t a,j = 6ij. e. 3. 22) where P -2asiyi). •= T^injyV It follows t h a t S — (n + l)cF if and only if rijyiyj - 2aslyi = 2(a + P)piyi + 2c(a + f3)2. 23) is equivalent to the following two equations rij = bjPi + bipj + 2c(aij - bibj), -Si = Pi + 2cbi. 25) An Introduction 48 to Finsler Geometry First we assume that S — (n+l)cF. 25) hold. 19). 19) holds. 29) we obtain S = (n + l)(cF2 + ptf - prf) = (n + l)cF.

28). 31) then t V = vkadupk Proof. - 5aiT(uJupkFykxJ + XrP)u> + iffrw"1. 17), we have v a ua Fyjyk = -—. 33). 34) Proof. 10), we have 5aaviadupi + SapViaduJ = -u(rjUpid(FFyiyj). 35) On the other hand uPo + uap := u>paSaa- + uaaSap. 34). 6 Let V be an n-dimensional vector space, and assume that F : V —> [0, +oo) is positively homogeneous of degree one and (^-)yiyi is positive definite. 38) and " — 0" only if £• and y are collinear. Proof. Setting m ••= ( ? 13) imply that ga(y)yiyj=F2(y). 37). 41) 30 An Introduction to Finsler Geometry is an inner product on V for any y e ^ \ { 0 } .

Put JV := dcjij - uJik A u;kj G T(A 2 5M). 2) We call fljJ' the curvature 2-form of Chern connection. 1), ftjJ can be expressed by *V := ^iV'ww* A J + Pijkauk A wna + Qijal3LJna A tone. 3) we have 0 = - w i A £lij = — wl A Qijapuna Aw / mod UJ1 A cuh A LO1 , w'AwfcAw„a. It follows t h a t Qjcxpuj'1 A uina A uj* = 0. 1 ([Chern, 1992]) Let (M,F) be a Finsler manifold. We call RiJki (resp. Pi°ka) the Riemannian (resp. Minkowskian) curvature. 1) yields - y ^ / V ' f c / o / A w ' Aul = 0 mod w' Awfc A w n a .