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By Walter Benz

The concentration of this publication and its geometric notions is on genuine vector areas X which are finite or countless internal product areas of arbitrary size more than or equivalent to two. It characterizes either euclidean and hyperbolic geometry with appreciate to common homes of (general) translations and basic distances of X. additionally for those areas X, it experiences the field geometries of Möbius and Lie in addition to geometries the place Lorentz modifications play the most important role.

Proofs of more recent theorems characterizing isometries and Lorentz differences lower than gentle hypotheses are incorporated, reminiscent of for example limitless dimensional types of well-known theorems of A.D. Alexandrov on Lorentz alterations. a true gain is the dimension-free method of vital geometrical theories.

New to this 3rd version is a bankruptcy facing an easy and nice inspiration of Leibniz that enables us to symbolize, for those related areas X, hyperplanes of euclidean, hyperbolic geometry, or round geometry, the geometries of Lorentz-Minkowski and de Sitter, and this via finite or countless dimensions more than 1.

Another new and primary bring about this variation issues the illustration of hyperbolic motions, their shape and their adjustments. extra we convey that the geometry (P,G) of segments in line with X is isomorphic to the hyperbolic geometry over X. right here P collects all x in X of norm under one, G is outlined to be the gang of bijections of P remodeling segments of P onto segments.

The merely necessities for examining this e-book are easy linear algebra and uncomplicated 2- and three-dimensional genuine geometry. this means that mathematicians who've now not thus far been specially attracted to geometry may well learn and comprehend many of the nice rules of classical geometries in glossy and common contexts.

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