By Walter Benz

According to actual internal product areas X of arbitrary (finite or endless) measurement more than or equivalent to two, this booklet contains proofs of more moderen theorems, characterizing isometries and Lorentz variations lower than gentle hypotheses, like for example countless dimensional models of recognized theorems of A D Alexandrov on Lorentz transformations.

summary: in accordance with actual internal product areas X of arbitrary (finite or limitless) measurement more than or equivalent to two, this publication comprises proofs of more recent theorems, characterizing isometries and Lorentz changes below light hypotheses, like for example countless dimensional models of well-known theorems of A D Alexandrov on Lorentz adjustments

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Let a = 0 be an element of X and τ > 1 be a real number. 17) 1 + a2 . τ 2α = (τ − 1) Proof. Since {x√∈ X | x −√ce− + x − ce get with c := a τ , := ln τ , obviously, a = ce− , τ a = ce , 2α = (e − e− ) = 2 sinh · √ 1 + c2 } is B (c, ), we 1 + c2 = (τ − 1) 1 + a2 . τ Proposition 11. Suppose that B (c, ), B (c , ) are hyperbolic balls satisfying and B (c, ) ⊆ B (c , ). 18) . Proof. 18), c = c and > 0. a, a motion µ such that µ (c) = 0, µ (c ) = λj, λ > 0. e. e. 1 + x2 = cosh implies 1 + λ2 1 + x2 − λjx = cosh .

Lemma 2. If x + y = x + y holds true for x, y ∈ X, then x, y are linearly dependent. Proof. Squaring both sides, we obtain xy = chapter 1. x y . 1) in the case of (X eucl). Let x be a solution. 2. M. , by Lemma 2, x (γ) − x (β), x (β) − x (α) must be linearly dependent. Put p := x (0), q := x (1) − x (0). 1), q = 1. If 0 < 1 < ξ, we obtain x (ξ) − x (1) = for a suitable · x (1) − x (0) = q ∈ R. Thus ξ − 1 = x (ξ) − x (1) = q = | |. Moreover, ξ − 0 = x (ξ) − p = x (1) + q − p = |1 + |. Hence = ξ − 1 and thus x (ξ) = x (1) + q = p + ξq for ξ > 1, a formula which holds also true for ξ = 1, ξ = 0, but also in the cases 0 < ξ < 1, ξ < 0 < 1 as similar arguments show.

In fact! 1), d f x (ξ) , f x (η) = d x (ξ), x (η) = |ξ − η| for all ξ, η ∈ R. This holds true in euclidean as well as in hyperbolic geometry. In both geometries also holds true the Proposition 5. e. with l a, b. Proof. 3) we know that there exists a motion f such that f (a) = 0 and f (b) = λe, λ > 0, e a ﬁxed element of X with e2 = 1. In the euclidean case there is exactly one line {(1 − α) p + αq | α ∈ R}, p = q, through 0, λe, namely {βe | β ∈ R}. There hence is exactly one line, namely f −1 (Re) through a, b.