
Number Theory Number Theory Math Forum 
 LinkBack  Thread Tools  Display Modes 
July 10th, 2016, 09:41 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2016 From: Amsterdam Posts: 3 Thanks: 0 Math Focus: Combinatorics  Axis of Imaginary Numbers: Constructions?
If I can make an axis across which imaginary numbers have some gradient of positive and negative values, I can hypothetically create an axis that is somehow altered (not unlike using different base systems other than the standard base10 system). The idea is to use imaginary numbers to create alternative Cartesian planes of values and thereby obtain workable curvilinear progressions of numbers. So can I use a 'constructed axis' to create infinitely layered nonstandard Cartesian planes? Look at this silhouette doodle of the comic book character Hobgoblin (Marvel Comics), shown below in attached jpg file for purely visual purposes. How are outlines (or skeletal structures) representative of orientation? Can't we reference network topology for such a construction? I'm citing general relevance obviously. Parity (Physics) A Trillion Triangles Found (aimath.org) 
July 10th, 2016, 10:56 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2015 From: holland Posts: 162 Thanks: 37 Math Focus: tetration 
Welkom landgenoot!

July 11th, 2016, 10:34 AM  #3 
Math Team Joined: Jan 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 3,264 Thanks: 902 
I really have no idea what you are asking. Of course, just as the real numbers can be identified with the "real line", the imaginary numbers can be identified with the "imaginary line". The complex numbers then, form the "complex plane" with the "real line" and "imaginary line" as distinct lines intersecting at "0". Normally, we have those two "coordinate lines" perpendicular since it makes the calculations simplest, but that is not necessary, we get the same properties for complex numbers for any (nonzero) angle. I don't see what this has to do with you "doodle", "network topology", "parity", or "a trillion triangles". 
July 11th, 2016, 11:14 AM  #4 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2016 From: Amsterdam Posts: 3 Thanks: 0 Math Focus: Combinatorics  'Imaginary Angles'
Well, here's another post on this board (link below), which is relevant to what I was asking and what you (CountryBoy) are asking. I agree with your observations about the 0 intersection, but if there is a convergence, could there be a constructed maximum, for example (excuse my simply whimsical reference to skeletal illustrations; I should have used the curvilinear intersection graph illusion posted below in this reply)? Angle of the Imaginary Plane 

Tags 
axis, constructions, imaginary, numbers 
Thread Tools  
Display Modes  

Similar Threads  
Thread  Thread Starter  Forum  Replies  Last Post 
What are imaginary numbers?  Ganesh Ujwal  Complex Analysis  20  February 4th, 2015 05:10 AM 
What's the justification of the imaginary axis' structure?  Tau  Complex Analysis  6  February 13th, 2014 07:53 AM 
find all imaginary numbers...  finalight  Complex Analysis  5  November 15th, 2011 01:00 AM 
Imaginary numbers  smash  Algebra  3  January 4th, 2011 02:20 PM 
Imaginary Numbers  johnny  Algebra  5  October 27th, 2007 06:30 AM 