Poincaré Group

The Poincaré group is another name for the inhomogeneous Lorentz group (Weinberg 1972, p. 28) and corresponds to the group of inhomogeneous Lorentz transformations, also known as a Poincaré transformations.

See also

Lorentz Group, Poincaré Transformation

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Weinberg, S. Gravitation and Cosmology: Principles and Applications of the General Theory of Relativity. New York: Wiley, 1972.

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