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Re: Algebra of Einstein velocity addition

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  • Subject: [mg53924] Re: Algebra of Einstein velocity addition
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2005 04:11:20 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <ctai4a$c0d$1@smc.vnet.net> <ctfv3d$pdi$1@smc.vnet.net> <ctnhtg$et9$1@smc.vnet.net>
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In article <ctnhtg$et9$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 "Dr. Wolfgang Hintze" <weh at snafu.de> wrote:

> Paul,
> 
> thanks for your comprehensive answers.
> 
> Unfortunately, I'm having difficulties finding the article you mentioned 
> (The Mathematica Journal 8(3) page 402) on the internet. As I'm 
> subscriber I can find vol. 8, 3 but I'm stuck with "page 402".
> Could you please tell me title and author of the article?

It was in the In and Out column under the section entitled Associativity 
(which starts on page 400 in the printed version).

Cheers,
Paul

> Paul Abbott wrote:
> 
> > In article <ctai4a$c0d$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
> >  "Dr. Wolfgang Hintze" <weh at snafu.de> wrote:
> > 
> [snip]
> > 
> > In special relativity, the (vector) rapidity parameter, Xi, is defined by
> > 
> >    Xi = v/Norm[v] ArcTanh[Norm[v]]
> > 
> > where the vector v is the relative velocity (in units where c = 1) 
> > between moving reference frames (see The Mathematica Journal 8(3) page 
> > 402). 
> 
> 
> [snip]
>

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