Ben Goertzel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sat, 03 Apr 1999 11:05:43 -0500
>Also we had very interesting and fruitful discussions with Tony
>Smith and I have studied Tony's homepage. One one results on my side was
>the realization that 8-dimensional
>imbedding space H of TGD allows octonionic structures as tangent space
>structure: one could say that H is locally a number field.
This is remarkable and interesting....
But, what role does the 8-dim imbedding space play in your theory?
(I do plan to study your theory closely, but have not found the time yet)
>Your idea is interesting also from my point of view. I am pondering
>analogous problem: spacetime sheets decomposes in QFT limit to regions
>with different p-adic primes: the physics in different regions are
>described by different p-adic number fields. How to relate these
>p-adic physics to each other?: this is the basic problem. I believe that
>this is possible.
If we could map the p-adic stuff onto the octonionic stuff in a clear way, this
would help my intuition and build a bridge between several theories.
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