The Genesis of Geometric Algebra: A Personal Retrospective

  title={The Genesis of Geometric Algebra: A Personal Retrospective},
  author={David Hestenes},
  journal={Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras},
  • D. Hestenes
  • Published 1 March 2017
  • Mathematics
  • Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras
Even today mathematicians typically typecast Clifford Algebra as the “algebra of a quadratic form,” with no awareness of its grander role in unifying geometry and algebra as envisaged by Clifford himself when he named it Geometric Algebra. It has been my privilege to pick up where Clifford left off—to serve, so to speak, as principal architect of Geometric Algebra and Calculus as a comprehensive mathematical language for physics, engineering and computer science. This is an account of my… 

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