nLab sedenion

Contents

Context

Algebra

higher algebra

universal algebra

Contents

Idea

The sedenions are the non-associative algebra $\mathbb{S}$ over the real numbers obtained by applying the Cayley–Dickson construction to the octonions.

Properties

Although every sedenion has a multiplicative inverse, $\mathbb{S}$ is not a division algebra, since it has zero divisors.

References

Wikipedia, Sedenion

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