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Euclidian and Hyperbolic rotations

  1. Aug 2, 2013 #1
    Do hyperbolic rotations of euclidian space and ordinary rotations of euclidian space form a group?
     
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  3. Aug 2, 2013 #2

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    Yes, the ordinary rotations form a group called ##SO(n)##. The hyperbolic rotations also form a group, that's apparently called ##SO^+(1,1)##.
     
  4. Aug 3, 2013 #3
    No I meant, can they form a group together. Can they be put in the same group? Just like how Lorentz boosts and rotations are combined into the Lorentz group?
     
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