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Quaternions and Rotation Sequences:
A Primer with Applications to Orbits, Aerospace and Virtual Reality
J. B. Kuipers

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Figures
About This Book
Acknowledgements
1Historical Matters3
2Algebraic Preliminaries13
3Rotations in 3-space45
4Rotation Sequences in R[superscript 3]77
5Quaternion Algebra103
6Quaternion Geometry141
7Algorithm Summary155
8Quaternion Factors177
9More Quaternion Applications205
10Spherical Trigonometry235
11Quaternion Calculus for Kinematics and Dynamics257
12Rotations in Phase Space277
13A Quaternion Process303
14Computer Graphics333
Further Reading and References365
Index367

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