A Geometric Algebra Implementation using Binary Tree

A Geometric Algebra Implementation using Binary Tree This paper presents an efficient implementation of geometric algebra, based on a recursive representation of the algebra elements using binary trees. The proposed approach consists in restructuring a state of the art recursive algorithm to handle parallel optimizations. The resulting algorithm is described for the outer product and the geometric product. The proposed implementation is usable for any dimensions, including high dimension (e.g. algebra of dimension 15). The method is compared with the main state of the art geometric algebra implementations, with a time complexity study as well as a practical benchmark. The tests show that our implementation is at least as fast as the main geometric algebra implementations. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras Springer Journals

A Geometric Algebra Implementation using Binary Tree

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer International Publishing
Subject
Physics; Mathematical Methods in Physics; Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics; Applications of Mathematics; Physics, general
ISSN
0188-7009
eISSN
1661-4909
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00006-017-0770-6
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Abstract

This paper presents an efficient implementation of geometric algebra, based on a recursive representation of the algebra elements using binary trees. The proposed approach consists in restructuring a state of the art recursive algorithm to handle parallel optimizations. The resulting algorithm is described for the outer product and the geometric product. The proposed implementation is usable for any dimensions, including high dimension (e.g. algebra of dimension 15). The method is compared with the main state of the art geometric algebra implementations, with a time complexity study as well as a practical benchmark. The tests show that our implementation is at least as fast as the main geometric algebra implementations.

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Advances in Applied Clifford AlgebrasSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 16, 2017

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