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Four-Dimensional Conformally Flat Berwald and Landsberg Spaces
The problem of conformal transformation and conformal flatness of Finsler spaces has been studied in , , , , . Recently, Prasad et. al  have studied three dimensional conformally flat Landsberg and Berwald spaces and have obtained some important results. The purpose of the present paper is to extend the idea of conformal change to four dimensional Finsler spaces and find the suitable conditions under which a four dimensional conformally at Landsberg space becomes a Berwald space.
Miron Frame, Conformal Transformation, Conformally Flat Spaces, Berwald Spaces, Landsberg Spaces.
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