By James W. Anderson

The geometry of the hyperbolic airplane has been an energetic and engaging box of mathematical inquiry for many of the earlier centuries. This publication offers a self-contained creation to the topic, appropriate for 3rd or fourth 12 months undergraduates. the fundamental process taken is to outline hyperbolic strains and increase a typical workforce of adjustments retaining hyperbolic strains, after which examine hyperbolic geometry as these amounts invariant less than this crew of transformations.

Topics coated contain the higher half-plane version of the hyperbolic airplane, Möbius ameliorations, the overall Möbius staff, and their subgroups retaining the higher half-plane, hyperbolic arc-length and distance as amounts invariant less than those subgroups, the Poincaré disc version, convex subsets of the hyperbolic aircraft, hyperbolic quarter, the Gauss-Bonnet formulation and its applications.

This up to date moment variation additionally features:

an extended dialogue of planar versions of the hyperbolic airplane bobbing up from advanced analysis;

the hyperboloid version of the hyperbolic plane;

brief dialogue of generalizations to better dimensions;

many new exercises.

The sort and point of the booklet, which assumes few mathematical necessities, make it a great creation to this topic and gives the reader with an organization seize of the recommendations and strategies of this gorgeous a part of the mathematical panorama.

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When we normalize so that the determinant of n (or equivalently of m) is 1, we need to write αz n(z) = −1 , α and so τ (n) = τ (p ◦ m ◦ p−1 ) = τ (m) = (α + α−1 )2 . In the case in which m is elliptic, so that |α| = 1, write α = eiθ for some θ in (0, π). Calculating, we see that τ (m) = (α + α−1 )2 = eiθ + e−iθ 2 = 4 cos2 (θ). In particular, we have that τ (m) is real and lies in the interval [0, 4). In the case in which m is loxodromic, so that |α| ̸= 1, we write α = ρeiθ for some ρ > 0, ρ ̸= 1, and some θ in [0, π).

Substituting this calculation into the equation for A given above yields βz + βz + γ 1 1 = β (w − b) + β (w − b) + γ a a β β β β w+ = w − b − b + γ = 0. a a a a As βa b + βa b = 2 Re βa b is real and as the coeﬃcients of w and w are complex conjugates, this shows that w also satisfies the equation of a Euclidean line. Hence, f takes Euclidean lines in C to Euclidean lines in C. The proof that f takes Euclidean circles to Euclidean circles is similar and is left as an exercise. 2 Show that the homeomorphism f of C defined by setting f (z) = az + b for z ∈ C and f (∞) = ∞, where a, b ∈ C and a ̸= 0, takes Euclidean circles in C to Euclidean circles in C.

As m◦f fixes ∞ and lies in HomeoC (C), we see that m◦f takes Euclidean lines in C to Euclidean lines in C, and it takes Euclidean circles in C to Euclidean circles in C. Also, if X and Y are two Euclidean lines in C that intersect at some point z0 , and if m ◦ f (X) = X and m ◦ f (Y ) = Y , then m ◦ f (z0 ) = z0 and so z0 is contained in this set Z of points fixed by m ◦ f . For each s ∈ R, let V (s) be the vertical line in C through s and let H(s) be the horizontal line in C through is. Let H be any horizontal line in C.