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Mathematically, a geometric algebra may be defined as the Clifford algebra of a vector space with a quadratic form. Adding the dual of the Grassmann exterior product the "meet" allows the use of the Grassmann—Cayley algebra , and a conformal version of the latter together with a conformal Clifford algebra yields a conformal geometric algebra CGA providing a framework for classical geometries.

The scalars and vectors have their usual interpretation, and make up distinct subspaces of a GA. Bivectors provide a more natural representation of pseudovector quantities in vector algebra such as oriented area, oriented angle of rotation, torque, angular momentum, electromagnetic field and the Poynting vector.

A trivector can represent an oriented volume, and so on. Rotations and reflections are represented as elements. Unlike vector algebra, a GA naturally accommodates any number of dimensions and any quadratic form such as in relativity. Examples of geometric algebras applied in physics include the spacetime algebra and the less common algebra of physical space and the conformal geometric algebra. Geometric calculus , an extension of GA that incorporates differentiation and integration , can be used to formulate other theories such as complex analysis , differential geometry , e.

Geometric algebra has been advocated, most notably by David Hestenes [2] and Chris Doran , [3] as the preferred mathematical framework for physics.

Proponents claim that it provides compact and intuitive descriptions in many areas including classical and quantum mechanics , electromagnetic theory and relativity. The geometric product was first briefly mentioned by Hermann Grassmann , [6] who was chiefly interested in developing the closely related exterior algebra. For several decades, geometric algebras went somewhat ignored, greatly eclipsed by the vector calculus then newly developed to describe electromagnetism. The term "geometric algebra" was repopularized in the s by Hestenes , who advocated its importance to relativistic physics.


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They were married in St. Early education[ edit ] Artin entered school in September , presumably in Vienna. It is notable that neither wife nor child contracted this highly infectious disease. Young Artin was eight. Documentary evidence suggests that Emma had already been a resident in Reichenberg the previous year, and in deference to her new husband, she had abandoned her vocal career.


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