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Dual number algebra

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg4435] Dual number algebra
  • From: Stefan Schreiber <stefan at marvin.mechanik.th-darmstadt.de>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Jul 1996 02:20:25 -0400
  • Organization: Technische Hochschule Darmstadt
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Dear all,

I am looking for an implementation of dual number algebra, i.e. the
algebra of the numbers x + i y with the dual unit i with the property
i^2=0.

We are working on the 3D kinematics of the human knee joint and apply
dual quaternion algebra. It would be nice and time-saving if there was a
Mathematica package already available.

Regards,

Stefan


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