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By Luciano Boi, Dominique Flament, Jean-Michel Salanskis

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Those risk free little articles should not extraordinarily precious, yet i used to be triggered to make a few comments on Gauss. Houzel writes on "The start of Non-Euclidean Geometry" and summarises the evidence. essentially, in Gauss's correspondence and Nachlass you will see that proof of either conceptual and technical insights on non-Euclidean geometry. maybe the clearest technical result's the formulation for the circumference of a circle, k(pi/2)(e^(r/k)-e^(-r/k)). this is often one example of the marked analogy with round geometry, the place circles scale because the sine of the radius, while the following in hyperbolic geometry they scale because the hyperbolic sine. nonetheless, one needs to confess that there's no proof of Gauss having attacked non-Euclidean geometry at the foundation of differential geometry and curvature, even supposing evidently "it is hard to imagine that Gauss had now not obvious the relation". in terms of assessing Gauss's claims, after the guides of Bolyai and Lobachevsky, that this used to be identified to him already, one should still possibly do not forget that he made comparable claims concerning elliptic functions---saying that Abel had just a 3rd of his effects and so on---and that during this example there's extra compelling facts that he used to be primarily correct. Gauss exhibits up back in Volkert's article on "Mathematical development as Synthesis of instinct and Calculus". even though his thesis is trivially right, Volkert will get the Gauss stuff all flawed. The dialogue matters Gauss's 1799 doctoral dissertation at the primary theorem of algebra. Supposedly, the matter with Gauss's facts, that's imagined to exemplify "an development of instinct with regards to calculus" is that "the continuity of the airplane ... wasn't exactified". after all, a person with the slightest figuring out of arithmetic will recognize that "the continuity of the aircraft" is not any extra a subject matter during this facts of Gauss that during Euclid's proposition 1 or the other geometrical paintings whatever throughout the thousand years among them. the true factor in Gauss's evidence is the character of algebraic curves, as in fact Gauss himself knew. One wonders if Volkert even afflicted to learn the paper when you consider that he claims that "the existance of the purpose of intersection is taken care of via Gauss as anything completely transparent; he says not anything approximately it", that's it seems that fake. Gauss says much approximately it (properly understood) in an extended footnote that indicates that he acknowledged the matter and, i'd argue, known that his evidence used to be incomplete.

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2. Assume that A is a subgenemtor of an r-times integmted, Cregularized cosine function {Cr(t)h>o. Then (i) Cr(t)C = CCr(t) (t ~ 0), (ii) Cr(t)u E 1>(A), and ACr(t)u = Cr(t)Au (t ~ 0, 11. E 1>(A», (iii) Cr(t)u = lt r(rt~ 1) Cu + A (iv) when r = 0, Co(O)=C, 1> - = Au ~ 0, 11. (C)} for all 11. E 1> (-) A . 3. Let w E R, r E R+. Then the following assertions are equivalent. (i) There ezists a ~ w such that (a 2 , 00) C pc(A) and the family {;! (,\ - w)i+1 (,\I-r(,\2 _ A)-IC)(i); A> a, j E No} is equicontinuous (resp.

1) Then, lor any t ;::: 0, p = 1, 00 (resp. 1 < p < 00), we have It E :FLI (resp. Mp), t 1-+ It is continuous with respect to 1I·IIFL1 (resp. lI IIftIlF£1 ( resp. IIftllMp ) ~ CMt 2 p. Proof. We may and do assume 1 ~ p ~ 2, since Mq = Mp with identical norms if + = 1. According to a known fact stated in Hormander [1, p. 5 Differential operators as generators SUPP1P C {X j ~ < Ixi < 2} L 00 and 1P (2-'x) = 1 for x =F o. '=-00 Defining we have It = Itrp + It1Po(1- rp) + It1Pl(l - rp) + L It1P,. t1P,)II L2 ~ const MJ aI 2'«a-l)la l-ar)2lf-, lI(ft1P,)IIM2 = lI(ft1P,)I\L"" ~ C'2-'ar.

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