non-Euclidean geometry


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(mathematics) geometry based on axioms different from Euclid's

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In the second part of this project we look at the same problems with taxicab geometry--a non-Euclidean geometry system that may be more useful under certain circumstances, for example when movements are constrained by having to follow roads.
Research interests: geometry of navigation, Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS), Electronic Chart Systems (ECS), Integrated Navigation Systems (INS/ IBS), safety of marine navigation, differential and non-Euclidean geometry.
Rosenfeld, A History of Non-Euclidean Geometry (1988).
The development of non-Euclidean geometry caused a profound revolution, not just in mathematics, but in science and philosophy as well.
Yaglom, A simple Non-Euclidean geometry and its physical basic, Springer-Verlag Inc, New York, 1979.
Topics include non-Euclidean geometry in the fourth dimension, space and hyperspace, the fourth dimension algebraically considered, the ascending state of dimensions, possible measurements and forms in a system of four dimensions, and several articles speculating on what happens beyond length, breadth and depth.
Since Foreign Office Architects completed their pier in Yokohama (AR January 2003), such artificial landscapes have become common on the drawing boards of students and young architects, but few of them are based on anything more than fashion and delight in being able to manipulate non-Euclidean geometry.
Developed a knack but no affection for physics and non-Euclidean geometry.
And though chaos theory, non-Euclidean geometry, physics, and contemporary cosmology provide trajectories for much of the work here, Waldrop's "crow does not fly as the crow flies" (28).
Linda Dalrymple Henderson's The Fourth Dimension and non-Euclidean Geometry in Modern Art(1983) provides useful background information to gloss Don Pedro's theories.
Modern design software and computing power have changed the traditional role of geometry in architecture and opened up new possibilities enabled by topology, non-Euclidean geometry, and other areas of mathematics.
As in Non-Euclidean Geometry, there are models that validate the hyperbolic geometric and of course invalidate the Euclidean geometry, or models that validate the elliptic geometry and in consequence they invalidate the Euclidean geometry and the hyperbolic geometry.
Russian mathematician Lobachevsky (1792-1856) composed Pangeometry the year before he died as a summary and culmination of his life's work in non-Euclidean geometry, now called Lobachevskian geometry.
She received her bachelor of science degree in 1932 and her master of education degree in 1933, specializing in Non-Euclidean Geometry, from the Teachers College of the City of Boston.
The time-binding shift from euclidean to non-euclidean geometry exemplifies what Korzybski considered the mathematical structure of human knowledge.