a1 Department of Applied Mathematics and Computing Science, The University of Sheffeld, Sheffeld‡
Geometric structure of classical field theory in Lagrangian formulation is investigated. Symmetry transformations with generators depending on higher-order derivatives are considered and the corresponding conservation laws are obtained.
(Received June 03 1969)
p1 Present address: Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computing Science, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada,
† The substantial part of this work was completed when the author was at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Warsaw University, Warsaw.