Maths - Conformal Standards

This page explains the notation and coding we are using on this site compared with writers on the subject.

  this site Doran/Lasenby Dorst/Fontijne/Mann
e1+e2
point at infinity

n

n -∞
e1-e2
origin point
n0 n
(the bar is really
on the top but this
is easier in html)
-2 o
representation
of point as null
vector
X = x²n+2x-n0 X = x² n + 2 x -n p=o + p + ½ p² ∞
normalisation n•n0= 2 n•n = 2 ∞•p = -1
      see note 2 at
bottom of
page 360
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