 Negative, Fractional, and Complex Hyperoperations - Printable Version +- Tetration Forum (https://math.eretrandre.org/tetrationforum) +-- Forum: Tetration and Related Topics (https://math.eretrandre.org/tetrationforum/forumdisplay.php?fid=1) +--- Forum: Hyperoperations and Related Studies (https://math.eretrandre.org/tetrationforum/forumdisplay.php?fid=11) +--- Thread: Negative, Fractional, and Complex Hyperoperations (/showthread.php?tid=876) Negative, Fractional, and Complex Hyperoperations - KingDevyn - 05/30/2014 Is there a way to continue the patterns we see within the natural numbers of current hyper-operations (Hyper-1, Hyper-2, Hyper-3, Hyper-4, ect...) or at least prove that we cannot extend the value of the operation to fractional numbers? E.g. Hyper-1/2. Negative numbers? E.g. Hyper-(-2) Or even imaginary numbers? E.g. Hyper-3i. They need not be defined, but are these operations technically there, just without practical use? Or are our names for the hyper-operations strictly for listing and naming purposes, with no way to derive meaning from such a number? Could a fractional, or negative hyper-operation represent an operator we have already defined? E.g. Hyper-(-2)= Division, or Hyper-1/2 = Division? Comments on the controversy of Zeration are also encouraged. Thanks! RE: Negative, Fractional, and Complex Hyperoperations - MphLee - 05/30/2014 -rank hyperoperations have meaning as long as we can iterate times a function defined in the set of the binary functions over the naturals numbers (or defined over a set of binary functions.) let me explain why. There are many differente Hyperoperations sequences, end they are all defined in a different way: we start with an operation and we obtain its successor operation applying a procedure (usually a recursive one). So every Hyperoperation sequence is obtained applying that recursive procedure to a base operation (aka the first step of the sequence) and so on or in a formal way That is the same as so if we can extend the iteration of from to the real-complex numbers the work is done. ---------------------- RE: Negative, Fractional, and Complex Hyperoperations - MphLee - 05/30/2014 I'm not sure but I think that bo198214(Henrik Trappmann) had this idea in 2008 http://math.eretrandre.org/tetrationforum/showthread.php?tid=157&highlight=Abel+function With his idea we can reduce the problem of real-rank hyperoperations to an iteration problem Later this idea was better developed by JmsNxn (2011) with the concept of "meta-superfunctions" http://math.eretrandre.org/tetrationforum/showthread.php?tid=708 I'm still working on his point of view but there is a lot of work to do...