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By David Hestenes (auth.), A. Micali, R. Boudet, J. Helmstetter (eds.)

This quantity comprises chosen papers offered on the moment Workshop on Clifford Algebras and their functions in Mathematical Physics. those papers diversity from numerous algebraic and analytic facets of Clifford algebras to purposes in, for instance, gauge fields, relativity idea, supersymmetry and supergravity, and condensed part physics. integrated is a biography and record of courses of Mário Schenberg, who, subsequent to Marcel Riesz, has made precious contributions to those subject matters.
This quantity can be of curiosity to mathematicians operating within the fields of algebra, geometry or particular features, to physicists engaged on quantum mechanics or supersymmetry, and to historians of mathematical physics.

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CLICAL can be used on IBM personal computers. CLICAL is a research tool for specialists in Clifford algebras. No prior knowledge of computer programming is assumed by users of CLICAL. CLICAL computes with Clifford algebras, Grassmann algebras and Cayley algebra, that is, with spinors, bivectors and octonions. CLICAL can be used to perform rotations, Lorentz transformations and Möbius transformations. CLICAL allows computation with complex Clifford algebras and pure spinors. CLICAL is a calculatortype computer program that can be used to take exponentials, logarithms and square roots of hypercomplex numbers.

Note, t&at (i) töe idempotent f used be fore remains primitive in Cl9 2' (ii) fCl 9 2f C and we have a right C-linear strueture on CI9 : 2f. A direet computation shows that = (15) where h 1 = ~, i j = fCl 9 2u(f)e 1l = v 3e 11 f, h12 = h I , h 1i l = iIh I , i 12 = -h 1 , and U 1S töe grade'1nvolut10n on C 9 2. Therefore, we have F - C. Also, C1 9 2f = C1 9 lf ~ C1 9 1u(f)e1l and we may utilize the spinor basis (1) to f1nd a spinör basis for CI9,2f. Namely, (16) R. ABLAMOWICZ 24 k=1,2, ••• ,8, with v 1 ' w2 , v3 as in (1).

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