Item description for The Mathematics of Minkowski Space-Time: With an Introduction to Commutative Hypercomplex Numbers (Frontiers in Mathematics) by Francesco Catoni...
Hyperbolic numbers are proposed for a rigorous geometric formalization of the space-time symmetry of two-dimensional Special Relativity. The system of hyperbolic numbers as a simple extension of the field of complex numbers is extensively studied in the book. In particular, an exhaustive solution of the "twin paradox" is given, followed by a detailed exposition of space-time geometry and trigonometry. Finally, an appendix on general properties of commutative hypercomplex systems with four unities is presented.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.37" Width: 6.69" Height: 0.55" Weight: 1.19 lbs.
Release Date May 23, 2008
Publisher Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN 3764386134 ISBN13 9783764386139
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