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linear fractional transformation
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
Möbius transformation
.
Möbius transformation
noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
a map of the complex plane to itself in which a point
z
is mapped to a point
w
by
w
= (
az
+
b
)/(
cz
+
d
), where
a, b, c,
and
d
are complex numbers and
ad
−
bc
does not equal zero.
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Also called
bilinear transformation
,
linear fractional transformation
.
Origin of
Möbius transformation
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See origin at
Möbius strip
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