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What is distance? (Popular Lectures in Mathematics) – Shreider
In this post, we will see the book What Is Distance? by Yu. A. Shreider. This is part of Popular Lectures in Mathematics series. About the book This introduction to the theory of metric spaces carries the student through the … Continue reading
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Tagged definition, distance, elementary distance, experimental measurements, general definition, general distance, geodesics, mathematics, metric spaces, metrics, multidimensional spaces, norms, popular lectures in mathematics, soviet, space
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A Simple NonEuclidean Geometry And Its Physical Basis – Yaglom
In this post, we will see the book A simple nonEuclidean geometry and its physical basis: an elementary account of Galilean geometry and the Galilean principle of relativity by I. M. Yaglom. This book is remarkable in that it relies only on … Continue reading
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Tagged bolyai, coparallelograms, cotrapezoids, distance, einstein, Galilean Geometry, galilean relativity, gauss, geometry, hyperbolic geometry, klein, lobachevsky, lorentz transformation, mathematics, mechanics, Minkowski, noneuclidean, relativity, riemann, riemannian geometry
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