By Abraham A. Ungar
This is often the 1st e-book on analytic hyperbolic geometry, absolutely analogous to analytic Euclidean geometry. Analytic hyperbolic geometry regulates relativistic mechanics simply as analytic Euclidean geometry regulates classical mechanics. The booklet offers a unique gyrovector house method of analytic hyperbolic geometry, totally analogous to the well known vector house method of Euclidean geometry. A gyrovector is a hyperbolic vector. Gyrovectors are equivalence sessions of directed gyrosegments that upload in response to the gyroparallelogram legislations simply as vectors are equivalence sessions of directed segments that upload based on the parallelogram legislation. within the ensuing “gyrolanguage” of the ebook one attaches the prefix “gyro” to a classical time period to intend the analogous time period in hyperbolic geometry. The prefix stems from Thomas gyration, that's the mathematical abstraction of the relativistic impression often called Thomas precession. Gyrolanguage seems to be the language one must articulate novel analogies that the classical and the trendy during this ebook percentage. The scope of analytic hyperbolic geometry that the booklet provides is cross-disciplinary, related to nonassociative algebra, geometry and physics. As such, it really is evidently appropriate with the specified conception of relativity and, quite, with the nonassociativity of Einstein speed addition legislations. in addition to analogies with classical effects that the ebook emphasizes, there are notable disanalogies besides. hence, for example, not like Euclidean triangles, the perimeters of a hyperbolic triangle are uniquely decided by way of its hyperbolic angles. stylish formulation for calculating the hyperbolic side-lengths of a hyperbolic triangle when it comes to its hyperbolic angles are offered within the e-book. The publication starts with the definition of gyrogroups, that's absolutely analogous to the definition of teams. Gyrogroups, either gyrocommutative and nongyrocommutative, abound in crew conception. strangely, the doubtless structureless Einstein speed addition of distinct relativity seems to be a gyrocommutative gyrogroup operation. Introducing scalar multiplication, a few gyrocommutative gyrogroups of gyrovectors turn into gyrovector areas. The latter, in flip, shape the environment for analytic hyperbolic geometry simply as vector areas shape the atmosphere for analytic Euclidean geometry. by way of hybrid options of differential geometry and gyrovector areas, it truly is proven that Einstein (Möbius) gyrovector areas shape the surroundings for Beltrami–Klein (Poincaré) ball versions of hyperbolic geometry. ultimately, novel functions of Möbius gyrovector areas in quantum computation, and of Einstein gyrovector areas in specific relativity, are awarded.