Posts tagged with space
- • the structure group for lengths is
- • the structure group for angles is
- • the structure group for lines is the affine group
- • the structure group for
n-dimensional Euclidean geometry is the Euclidean group
- • the structure group for oriented 2-spheres is the (special) orthogonal group
(I rearranged his text freely.)
Forestry is the province of variability.
From a temporal point of view we can deal with daily variation in a physiological model to many decades in an empirical growth and yield model.
- Roshi: What are we surrounded by--on all four sides?
- Steve: Walls.
- Roshi: What do the walls make?
- Steve: The Zendo.
- Roshi: Do they? What is inside the Zendo?
- Steve: You, me, the Keisaku stick.
- Roshi: But what is the _essence_ of the zendo? Could it be right here?
- Steve: There isn't anything there.
- Roshi: Aha! Now we are getting somewhere. Let's look at our big mistakes. What makes the lines of the characters on the page?
- Steve: The space around them?
- Roshi: Good! And the zendo?
- Steve: The space in it.
- Roshi: Yes! It is both the forms that surround us and the spaces with no form at all -- and how they interact together. It is what is in space and what is not. It is how we experience the relationship.