Lorentz transformation active or passive?

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Is the lorentz transformation an active transformation or a passive one?
 

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jtbell
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I don't remember ever seeing the terms "active" and "passive" used in connection with the Lorentz transformation. Can you clarify or expand your question?
 
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robphy
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It depends.... What is the situation under discussion?
 
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Chris Hillman
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Ditto robphy "it depends". I use them frequently as active transformations, and also as passive transformations.
 

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