Handbook of Pseudo-Riemannian Geometry and Supersymmetry

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pp: 277–346

DOI: 10.4171/079-1/9

Non-integrable geometries, torsion, and holonomy

Ilka Agricola[1]

(1) Philipps-Universit├Ąt, Marburg, Germany

This review article intends to introduce the reader to non-integrable geometric structures on Riemannian manifolds and invariant metric connections with torsion, and to discuss recent aspects of mathematical physics – in particular superstring theory – where these naturally appear.

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