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On quaternions and octonions : their geometry, arithmetic, and symmetry

Author: John Horton Conway; Derek Alan Smith
Publisher: Natick, Mass. : AK Peters, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An investigation of the geometry of quaternion and octonion algebras, this text is intended for mathematicians who are interested in the symmetries of low-dimensional space. Topics covered include  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Horton Conway; Derek Alan Smith
ISBN: 9781568811345 1568811349
OCLC Number: 560284450
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 159 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: John H. Conway, Derek A. Smith.

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"Conway and Smith's book is a wonderful introduction to the normed division algebras ... They develop these number systems from scratch, explore their connections to geometry, and even study number Read more...

 
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