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# Wirtinger inequality (2-forms)

For other inequalities named after Wirtinger, see Wirtinger's inequality.

In mathematics, the Wirtinger inequality for 2-forms, named after Wilhelm Wirtinger, states that the exterior $scriptstylenu$th power of the standard symplectic form ω, when evaluated on a simple (decomposable) $\left(2nu\right)$-vector ζ of unit volume, is bounded above by $scriptstylenu!$. In other words,

$omega^nu\left(zeta\right) leq nu !,.$