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### Converting a rotation matrix to a quaternion

I found a very good link about quaternions in Mathematica , but I don't know how to create a quaternion from a rotation matrix. Can anyone help me, please? Update I need this: A rotation may be ...
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### Converting quaternion to Euler Angles

I am using quaternions to describe 3D rotations which parametrized by Euler angles, and as a preliminary task I am trying to implement conversion routines that go between Euler angles and quaternions. ...
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### Wrong Output in self defined Quaternionic Multiplication

I tried to define quaternionic multiplication in terms of pairs of complex numbers where I identify $\mathbb{C}^2$ with $\mathbb{H}$ via $(z,w)\mapsto z+jw$. Consequently, I used the multiplication ...
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### Symbolic Quaternion Multiplication

It is possible to do the symbolic multiplication $qq^*$ of a quaternion $q=a+bi+cj+dk$ by its conjugate $q^*=a-bi-cj-dk$ using Mathematica? It seems that Quaternion package only works with numeric ...
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### Feature of quaternion Cos, Cot etc

I am new to SE Mathematica, and search gives no answer; so here is my problem: During the testing of my numerical library for quaternions with Mathematica (package Quaternions) I observed the ...
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### Select elements in a list of tuples of quaternions that satisfy a condition

I defined 24 quaternions using the Quaternions package and i create the list of all possible 4-tuples using ListQuad = Tuples[ListQuaternions, 4] where ...
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### Bug in Mathematica 9 (Quaternion)

The code: << Quaternions; Exp[Quaternion[1, 0, 0, 0]] produces an error: ...
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### command to expand quaternion multiplication

Is there are any command to expand quaternion multiplication as below STEP by STEP. Below is equation from my text. I'm self learner and for some reason I can't wrap my head around quaternion ...
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### I need to make and manipulate a group ( the quaternion)

I am trying to define a group and use it to defined its classes, its character table, and irreducible representations. I am having trouble finding code to define a group and use it.
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### Convert, using the Pauli matrices, an $n \times m$ matrix of quaternions into a $2 n \times 2 m$ matrix with complex entries, and vice versa

I'd like to go between $n \times m$ matrices with quaternionic entries to (using, it would seem, the Pauli matrix conversion scheme) to $2 n \times 2 m$ matrices with complex entries, and vice versa. ...
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### Evaluating standard functions of general quaternions symbolically

Mathematica can easily compute exponentials and logarithms of concrete quaternions: ...
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### Compute component of a Quaternion with an assumption [closed]

I am really new to mathematica and the syntax sometimes is a bit hard for me. I come from Matlab environment. I think this question is really easy for the most of you. I am trying to use quaternions ...
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### How can one best implement the multiplication of octonions using the Quaternions package?

I excerpt from p. 4 of the recent paper of P. J. Forrester (https://arxiv.org/pdf/1610.08081.pdf): "Let $p_1$ and $p_2$ be quaternions. The octonion algebra consists of elements of the form \$p_1+p_2 ...
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### Can one use the new random matrices features of Version 11 in addressing a certain octonionic-based question?

I have cross-posted the question https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/2012301/can-one-test-an-octonionic-interpretation-for-a-conjecture-apparently-valid-in and https://physics.stackexchange....
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### Quaternion calculation [closed]

Quaternion[0, Cos[Pi/20]/Sqrt, Sin[Pi/20]/Sqrt, 0] ** Quaternion[0, 1, 0, 0] ** Quaternion[0, -Cos[Pi/20]/Sqrt, -Sin[Pi/20]/Sqrt, 0] this should ...
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### How can I get a list of the “coefficients” of Quaternion[1, 2, 3, 4]? [duplicate]

I want to input: Quaternion[1, 2, 3, 4] to get a list: {1,2,3,4}.
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### Animate FromQuarternionTo3DRotation nb file with 4 quarternion values [closed]

I have a csv file. Inside the csv file, there are few rows of 4 quartenion values. I would like to animate the quarternion nb in http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/FromQuaternionTo3DRotation/ I ...
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### Program to demonstrate rotation according to quaternion values [duplicate]

On the Wolfram|Alpha website, I type quaternion(1,1,1,1) into the search field. Wolfram|Alpha shows a 3D transformation of the quaternion values representing the orientation of an object. I have 9 ...
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### Output of mathematica. Quaternion to Matrix [closed]

If I have the following instructions: How will it be the output/how will it appears in Mathematica? something like this: I can't recognize the output in mathematica... How can I do to appear the ...
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### How to work with quarternions in Wolfram Mathematica? [closed]

How can I write the insructions from this link http://blog.wolframalpha.com/2011/08/25/quaternion-properties-and-interactive-rotations-with-wolframalpha/ in Mathematica to obtain the same result? ...
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### Getting Values From Quaternions

I'm using the Quaternion package: << Quaternions Very simply, I would like to be able to get the individual components of the quaternions by themselves. ...
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### Fast Spherical Linear Interpolation of list of quaternions

An accurate way to interpolate between two quaternions is to use Spherical Linear Interpolation (Slerp) because it preserves the unit length, whereas straightforward linear interpolation does not, as ...