This paper explains in algebraic detail how two-dimensional conics can be defined by the outer products of conformal geometric algebra (CGA) points in higher dimensions. These multivector expressions code all types of conics in arbitrary scale, location and orientation. Conformal geometric algebra of two-dimensional Euclidean geometry is fully embedded as an algebraic subset. With small model preserving modifications, it is possible to consistently define in conic CGA versors for rotation, translation and scaling, similar to [https://doi.org/10.1007/s00006-018-0879-2], but simpler, especially for translations. Keywords: Clifford algebra, conformal geometric algebra, conics, versors. Mathematics Subject Classification (2010). Primary 15A66; Secondary 11E88, 15A15, 15A09.
Comments: 15 Pages. submitted to Topical Collection of Adv. in Appl. Clifford Algebras, for Proceedings of FTHD 2018, 21 Feb. 2019, 1 table, 1 figure.
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