Octonions; a Development of Clifford's Bi-quaternions

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FROM a purely formal point of view, apart from any question of geometrical or physical application, the mathematical method known as quaternions may be described as a system of shorthand for dealing with the algebra of certain complex numbers.

Octonions; a Development of Clifford's Bi-quaternions.

By Alex. McAulay Pp. xiv + 253. (Cambridge: University Press, 1898.)

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BURNSIDE, W. Octonions; a Development of Clifford's Bi-quaternions. Nature 59, 411–412 (1899) doi:10.1038/059411a0

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