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• There seems to be a great deal of confusion and apprehension regarding quaternions in the game industry. In this author's experience, everything from commercial engine source to forum and newsgroup posts to books directed towards game developers. — “Quaternions - Games and Simulations”,
• Quaternions in Classical Mechanics. The invention of the calculus of quaternions is a step Quaternions were invented by Sir William Rowan Hamilton as an extension to the complex. — “Quaternions in Classical Mechanics”,
• Using quaternions, as opposed to storing the three Euler angles of in three GLfloats or a Quaternions are not subject to gimbal lock. Euler angles are, so quaternions will allow. — “iPhone Development: OpenGL ES from the Ground Up 9”,
• Computer graphics uses quaternions as coordinates for rotations and orientations. environmental niche, quaternions work so well they are able to. — “Quaternions”, cs.caltech.edu
• Hamilton also created the quaternion, an interesting mathematical notion, but it finds no Curiously, quaternions can be applied to relativity, and some examples will be given. — “Quaternions”, mysite.du.edu
• Quaternions are numbers of the form , where , , and are real numbers and each of denotes The need for quaternions became apparent after the successful introduction of complex. — “Quaternions - encyclopedia article - Citizendium”,
• quaternion n. A set of four persons or items. Mathematics . Any number of the form a + bi + cj + dk where a, b, c, and d are real numbers, ij = k, i. — “quaternion: Definition from ”,
• In mathematics, the quaternions are a non-commutative extension of the complex numbers. form the quaternion group of order 8, Q8.The scalar part of the quaternion is a while. — “Quaternion - Definition”,
• In this tutorial I hope to shed some light on the mystery shrouding these so-called quaternions which are all the buzz these days. of thorough, yet elementary, explanations of the quaternions, and have yet to find anything satisfactory. — “Quaternions - GPWiki”,
• For other uses, see Quaternion (disambiguation). This article includes a list of In mathematics, the quaternions are a number system that extends the. — “Quaternion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
• Description The skew body of quaternions is an usefull tool to handle The product of the quaternions (a, b, c, d)(w, x, y, z) = (aw+by+cz+dx, ax+bw+cz−dy, ay. — “Package quaternions'”, cran.r-
• The non-zero quaternions form a group under multiplication with (1,0, The unit quaternions, which lie on a 3-sphere embedded in 4-space, form a subgroup. — “HAKMEM QUATERNIONS -- DRAFT, NOT YET PROOFED”,
• If you are interested in better understanding quaternions, look at the proof that quaternions can be used to compute rotations Quaternions are an extension of complex numbers. Instead of just i, we have three different numbers that are. — “Using Quaternions to Represent Rotation”, genesis3
• The quaternion number system was discovered by Hamilton, a physicist who was looking for Quaternions have developed a wide-spread. use in computer graphics and robotics research. — “QUATERNIONS”, graphics.idav.ucdavis.edu
• Definition of Quaternions in the Online Dictionary. Meaning of Quaternions. Pronunciation of Quaternions. Translations of Quaternions. Quaternions synonyms, Quaternions antonyms. Information about Quaternions in the free online English. — “Quaternions - definition of Quaternions by the Free Online”,
• The set of Quaternions is an algebraic structure first studied by the and physicists alike, for it was hoped that quaternions would provide. — “Abstract Algebra/Quaternions - Wikibooks, collection of open”,
• Quaternions are not an invention but parts of the procedure had to be invented in order The use of quaternions has a profound effect on science because: 1) It recognizes a. — “Iverson and Pond On Quaternions”,
• Maths - Quaternions. This page is an introduction to Quaternions, the pages below this Quaternions form an interesting algebra where each object contains 4 scalar variables. — “Maths - Quaternions - Martin Baker”,

## Videosrelated videos for quaternions

• nvining: @nuclearfossil I think after Diana G. wrote the big rant about how we "don't need quaternions", she was shunned by the industry as an idiot.
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## Blogs & Forumblogs and forums about quaternions

• “I have a feeling that my favorite feature of Papervision3D is actually the most overlooked feature of Papervision3D. Not because it is insignificant or”
Quaternions in Papervision3D | ,

• “Sie können Ihre Beiträge in diesem Forum nicht bearbeiten. in diesem Forum nicht löschen. Sie können an Umfragen in diesem Forum nicht mitmachen”
— C/C++ Forum :: Quaternions?, c-

• “So I figured I'd give quaternions a try for my latest graphical project. This is the first time I touched quaternions, and I'm beginning to think that learning all this nonint”
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• “PLEASE SOS help - quaternions and 3d geometry My questio would be better placed on a forum for mathematics, but your electronic forum has already a board for maths and thus, here i go”
— PLEASE SOS help - quaternions and 3d geometry,

• “Archived messages from old discussion forum: By Sirstephen (Sirstephen) on Thursday, May 11, 2000 - 10:02 pm: Hi, I am trying to understand better the relationship between octonions and quaternions with respect to their possible use in relativity theories”
— The relationship between Quaternions and Octonions - Mendel,

• “Softimage XSI Discussion Forum, Resources, Industry News and Features. xsi 6.02 DELTA and Quaternions. Reply with quote. If you will try ro convert your rotation fcurves from Euler to Quaternion on Referenced Model you will see you curves converted in Animation Editor but next time you reload”
— XSI Base Forum - xsi 6.02 DELTA and Quaternions,

• “Well, if you are using the Flash API, you could use quaternions to calculate the angle you want, and convert them into euler Well, if you are using the Flash API, you could use quaternions to calculate the angle you want, and convert them into euler coordinates”
— CopperCube Forum: Pitch,Roll,Yaw & Euler vs Quaternions,

• “Maths - Rotations using quaternions - Forum Discussion. By: nobody ( Nobody/Anonymous ) Rotations using quaternions. 2003-07-24 18: flag to get more details of the book or to buy it from them. Quaternions and Rotation”
— Maths -Quaternion transforms - Martin Baker,