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19). 1 Tangent space to a sphere Let t → x(t) be a curve in the unit sphere S n−1 through x0 at t = 0. Since x(t) ∈ S n−1 for all t, we have xT (t)x(t) = 1 for all t. Diﬀerentiating this equation with respect to t yields x˙ T (t)x(t) + xT (t)x(t) ˙ = 0, hence x˙ (0) is an element of the set {z ∈ Rn : xT0 z = 0}. 7 Tangent space on the sphere. Since S n−1 is an embedded submanifold of Rn , the tangent space Tx S n−1 can be pictured as the hyperplane tangent to the sphere at x, with origin at x. 20).

2). To avoid such counterintuitive situations, we adopt the following classical deﬁnition. A (d-dimensional) manifold is a couple (M, A+ ), where M is a set and A+ is a maximal atlas of M into Rd , such that the topology 00˙AMS September 23, 2007 20 CHAPTER 3 induced by A+ is Hausdorﬀ and second-countable. ) A maximal atlas of a set M that induces a second-countable Hausdorﬀ topology is called a manifold structure on M. Often, when (M, A+ ) is a manifold, we simply say “the manifold M” when the diﬀerentiable structure is clear from the context, and we say “the set M” to refer to M as a plain set without a particular diﬀerentiable structure.

Indeed, if γ is a curve in M with γ(0) = x, we have F (γ(t)) = 0 for all t, hence DF (x) [γ(0)] ˙ = d(F (γ(t))) dt = 0, t=0 which shows that γ(0) ˙ ∈ ker(DF (x)). 4, it follows that Tx M and ker(DF (x)) are two vector spaces of the same dimension with one included in the other. 19). 1 Tangent space to a sphere Let t → x(t) be a curve in the unit sphere S n−1 through x0 at t = 0. Since x(t) ∈ S n−1 for all t, we have xT (t)x(t) = 1 for all t. Diﬀerentiating this equation with respect to t yields x˙ T (t)x(t) + xT (t)x(t) ˙ = 0, hence x˙ (0) is an element of the set {z ∈ Rn : xT0 z = 0}.