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Connection (mathematics) - Historical Survey of Connections
... Historically, connections were studied from an infinitesimal perspective in Riemannian geometry ... The infinitesimal study of connections began to some extent with Christoffel ... and Tullio Levi-Civita (Levi-Civita Ricci 1900) who observed in part that a connection in the infinitesimal sense of Christoffel also allowed for a notion of parallel transport ...

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