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Algebraic Preliminaries

  • Krishan L. Duggal
  • Aurel Bejancu
Part of the Mathematics and Its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 364)

Abstract

This chapter reviews the algebraic preliminaries on semi-Euclidean spaces and their subspaces which we need in the development of the book. Most of the material should be familar to the reader, but we stress with a quasi-orthonormal basis induced by degenerate subspaces, which some readers may find unfamiliar. In particular, we included the null tetrad formalism, used in relativity, the linear isometries of semi-Euclidean spaces and their semi-orthogonal groups.

Keywords

Orthonormal Basis Linear Isometry Complementary Subspace Lightlike Vector Null Tetrad 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Krishan L. Duggal
    • 1
  • Aurel Bejancu
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WindsorWindsorCanada
  2. 2.Polytechnic Institute of IaşiIaşiRomania

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