Maths - Using multivectors to represent rotation and translation


Upto now we have used 3x3 matrices to represent rotations.

If you are not familiar with this subject you may like to look at the following pages first:

Combined Rotation and Translation using multivectors.

see clifford algebra pages.

also see this message from Fred.

Further Reading

You may be interested in other means to represent orientation and rotational quantities such as:







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Book Shop - Further reading.

Where I can, I have put links to Amazon for books that are relevant to the subject, click on the appropriate country flag to get more details of the book or to buy it from them.

flag flag flag flag flag flag Clifford Algebra to Geometric Calculus: A Unified Language for Mathematics and Physics (Fundamental Theories of Physics). This book is intended for mathematicians and physicists rather than programmers, it is very theoretical. It covers the algebra and calculus of multivectors of any dimension and is not specific to 3D modelling.


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