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Clifford Algebra

Let $V$ be an $n$-D linear Space over a Field $K$, and let $Q$ be a Quadratic Form on $V$. A Clifford algebra is then defined over the $T(V)/I(Q)$, where $T(V)$ is the tensor algebra over $V$ and $I$ is a particular Ideal of $T(V)$.


Iyanaga, S. and Kawada, Y. (Eds.). ``Clifford Algebras.'' §64 in Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mathematics. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 220-222, 1980.

Lounesto, P. ``Counterexamples to Theorems Published and Proved in Recent Literature on Clifford Algebras, Spinors, Spin Groups, and the Exterior Algebra.''

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