Final Physics degree

I had my final Physics degree viva today, and in the discussion of my course on complex analysis the idea of 'hypercomplex' numbers came up. Doing some reading tonight I've found mention of Quaternions. What mathematical problems are they used in / for / etc?
 
1,349
2
quaternions are used in computer animation (basically that require a path of motion
 

matt grime

Science Advisor
Homework Helper
9,394
3
search through Baez's This week's finds in mathematical physiscs
 

Related Threads for: Final Physics degree

  • Posted
2
Replies
26
Views
4K
  • Posted
Replies
4
Views
2K
  • Posted
Replies
2
Views
1K
  • Posted
Replies
9
Views
3K
  • Posted
Replies
11
Views
4K
  • Posted
Replies
6
Views
7K
  • Posted
Replies
2
Views
1K
  • Posted
Replies
1
Views
1K

Physics Forums Values

We Value Quality
• Topics based on mainstream science
• Proper English grammar and spelling
We Value Civility
• Positive and compassionate attitudes
• Patience while debating
We Value Productivity
• Disciplined to remain on-topic
• Recognition of own weaknesses
• Solo and co-op problem solving
Top