nLab William Clifford

Discoverer of Clifford algebra, following Hermann Grassmann‘s Grassmann algebra.

Selected writings

Early speculation on what much later came to be called geometrodynamics:

English translation of Bernhard Riemann‘s, Über die Hypothesen, welche der Geometrie zu Grunde liegen, Göttingen (1845) [doi:10.1007/978-3-642-35121-1]:

Introducing the notion of Clifford algebra:

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