Title of the course: Quaternions
Instructor: Prof. Adrien Deloro
Institution: Sorbonne Université
Dates: 22 July – 4 August 2019
Prerequisites: Real and complex numbers. Linear algebra. Some group theory
Level: Graduate, advanced undergraduate
Abstract: Quaternions were discovered in the XIXth century by Hamilton. They generalise complex numbers in a very interesting manner. The course will describe them, and see them in relation with linear algebra (matrix theory) and geometry (isometries of R^3).
Language: EN