Maths - Quaternions - Open Forum Discussion

From: "Richard Henchman"
To: "Martin Baker"
Subject: mistake in quaternion rotation example
Date: 28 March 2003 21:31

Hi Martin,

You have a great page there that's really cleared up in mind quaternions and rotations and how to convert between them all.

I just noticed a mistake in your example of rotating the point (1,0,0) to (0,1,0) with a quaternion on the page

http://www.euclideanspace.com/maths/algebra/realNormedAlgebra/quaternions/index.htm

There were a few small mistakes in the maths e.g. ki = -j and then in your explanation, you said a negative angle gives anticlockwise rotation, but anticlockwise should be a positive rotation angle.

Cheers,

Richard


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