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Minkowski

Hermann . 1864--1909, German mathematician, born in Russia. His concept of a four-dimensional space-time continuum (1907) proved crucial for the general theory of relativity developed by Einstein
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It is sufficient to note that n = 1 for flat Minkowski metric is recovered at small distances.
During the fitness value calculation, based on obstacle position and shape, GJK Agent computes Minkowski difference between the robot and obstacle with respect to origin.
In this study, we investigated the surface roughness and morphology of unworn hydrogel CLs, from a single manufacturer, through AFM analysis based on modern metrology methods: surface statistical parameters, Fourier transform analysis and Minkowski functionals.
In particular their expected Minkowski functionals are
i]-equidistant ruled surfaces with a spacelike base curve in the Minkowski 3-space [R.
In this paper, the use of other distance metrics is proposed--precisely the Minkowski distance.
In this section we characterize null osculating curves of the first kind in the Minkowski space-time.
For Frenet formulas for curves in the Minkowski space we refer to [12].
The Minkowski distance of order p (p-norm distance) is defined as:
For physicists like Albert Einstein, and his teacher, Hermann Minkowski, the term meant something entirely different.
On the other hand, Kobayashi (see [4,5]) proved the Lorentzian version of the classical Weierstrass-Enneper representation formula for maximal surfaces in Minkowski 3-space [L.
Minkowski develops an interesting theory of the origin and development--different in different literary genres--of the mangala words or verses, from their absence in the oldest period to their being generally expected in later times, so much so that copyists supplied them where they were absent and that commentators added their own before entering into the explanation of the mula text.