Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 21 (2014)

Number 3

On the recursive structure of Branson’s $q$-curvatures

Pages: 495 – 507



Andreas Juhl (Institut für Mathematik, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany; and Department of Mathematics, University of Uppsala)


We prove universal recursive formulas for Branson’s $Q$-curvatures in terms of respective lower-order $Q$-curvatures, lower-order GJMS-operators and renormalized volume coefficients.

2010 Mathematics Subject Classification

Primary 53A30, 53B20. Secondary 58J50.

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