# Discriminant tensor

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

The skew-symmetric tensor $\epsilon_{i_1,\dots,i_n}$ over an $n$-dimensional Euclidean space which is given by the (uniquely determined) component of the exterior $n$-form (describing the volume form) or of the monomial of maximal order.

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