elliptic geometry

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Synonyms for elliptic geometry

(mathematics) a non-Euclidean geometry that regards space as like a sphere and a line as like a great circle

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The purpose of this paper is to classify the rational homotopy types of elliptic spaces with [[chi].
Shiga : On the classification of rational homotopy types of elliptic spaces with homotopy Euler characteristic zero for dim [less than or equal to] 7, preprint (1997).
This may stem from the non-Euclidean property of photographic space because in non-Euclidean space, such as hyperbolic space and elliptic space, there is no similar figure.