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A construction of Courant algebroids on foliated manifolds

Research paper by Izu Vaisman

Indexed on: 01 Mar '10Published on: 01 Mar '10Published in: Mathematics - Differential Geometry



Abstract

For any transversal-Courant algebroid $E$ on a foliated manifold $(M,\mathcal{F})$, and for any choice of a decomposition $TM=T\mathcal{F}\oplus Q$, we construct a Courant algebroid structure on $T\mathcal{F}\oplus T^*\mathcal{F}\oplus E$.