Data Structures and Algorithms

   

Fun with Octonions in C++

Authors: John R. Berryhill

Historically as well as mathematically, the octonions were derived from the quaternions, and the quaternions from the complex numbers. A proper C++ implementation of these numerical types should reflect these relationships. This brief note describes how the author's previously published C++ Quaternion class serves as the natural foundation for a C++ Octonion class.

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[v1] 2018-08-29 08:12:31

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