International Conference
on Clifford Algebras

and their Applications in Mathematical Physics

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, MEXICO, June 27-July 4, 1999

ACACSE'99: Applied Clifford Algebras in Cybernetics, Robotics, Image Processing and Engineering

08:50-09:00 | Opening remarks |

09:00-13:45 |
Session: Advances in computing with geometric
algebraChairs: William E. Baylis, A. Naeve |

09:00-10:00 | Old wine in new bottles: a new algebraic framework for computational geometry. D. Hestenes. USA. |

10:00-10:30 | A multivector approach to Jordan decomposition and SVD. G. Sobczyk, Mexico. |

10:30-11:00 | Discrete integration and derivation. A. Naeve, Sweden. |

11:15-11:45 |
Coffee
Break |

11:45-12:15 | Projective geometric computing. L. Svenson, Sweden. |

12:15-12:45 | Clifford algebra computations with the Maple program CLIFFORD 4.0. R. Ablamowicz, USA. |

12:45-13:15 | Applications of Clifford algebra to electrical engineering. W. E. Baylis, Canada. |

13:15-13:45 | Lie algebras of bivectors and applications. G. Sobczyk and E. Bayro-Corrochano,
Mexico. |

13:45-15:00 |
Lunch |

15:00-19:30 |
Session: Geometric computing in robotics
and object modellingChairs: R. Ablamowicz, J. Selig |

15:00-16:00 | The Clifford algebra on E4 and the optimization of GS robot design. J. M. McCarthy, USA. |

16:00-16:30 | Geometric Algebra solution for robot vision using an uncalibrated wrist-mounted camera. S. Blake, UK. |

16:30-17:00 | Robot Kinematics and Flags. J. M. Selig, U.K. |

17:00-17:30 |
Coffee
Break |

17:30-18:00 | Application of Clifford Algebras to Rigid Body Kinematic Geometry. V. Guenov and P. Zsombor-Murray, Canada. |

18:00-18:30 | Objects in contact: the common `wave propagation' geometry of collision detection, object growing and milling. L. Dorst, Holland. |

18:30-19:00 | Geometric algebras for 2D and 3D kinematics. Case of study: robot manipulators. D. Kaehle and E. Bayro-Corrochano, Germany. |

19:00-19:30 | Using perceptual symmetries for monitoring action trajectories. J. Finat, Spain. |

09:00-13:45 |
Session: Neural and quantum computing,
interpolation and optimizationChairs: C. Doran, J. Lasenby |

09:00-10:00 | Geometric algebra in quantum information processing by nuclear magnetic resonance. T.F. Havel, S.S. Somaroo, C.H. Tseng, Y. Sharf and D.G. Cory, USA. |

10:00-10:30 | Geometric neural networks. E. Bayro-Corrochano, Germany. |

10:30-11:00 | Large quaternion optimization problems in engineering. Ljudmila Meister,
Germany. |

11:15-11:45 |
Coffee
Break |

11:45-12:15 | Interpolation of rotations in finite difference schemes using geometric algebra. Joanna Clements, J. Lasenby and C.J. Burgoyne, U.K. |

12:15-12:45 | Computers and algebras: (i) Applications in image recognition, (ii) Symbolic package for quantum groups and noncommutative algebras. Hanna E. Makaruk, USA. |

12:45-13:15 | Coincidence site lattices in arbitrary dimensions. G. Aragon, J.L. Aragon and M.A. Rodriguez, Mexico. |

13:15-13:45 | Quaternionic treatment of vorticity, L. Traversoni, Mexico. |

13:45-15:00 |
Lunch |

15:00-17:30 |
Session: Computer VisionChair: L. Svenson |

15:00-15:30 | The unification of multiple view tensors in computer vision. C.B.U. Perwass, J. Lasenby, U.K. |

15:30-16:00 | Geometric algebra and the n-view auto-calibration problem. C. Doran, U.K. |

16:00-16:30 | Using geometric algebra for camera self-calibration. J. Lasenby and A.X.S. Stevenson, U.K. |

16:30-17:00 | Projective reconstruction of shape and motion using invariant theory. E. Bayro, Germany. |

17:00-17:30 |
Coffee
Break |

17:30-19:30 |
Panel: What has been the impact of geometric
algebra in research, industry and education? Moderator: G. Sobczyk |

Geometric algebra in science and education, D. Hestenes, USA. Geometric computing in robotics, J. McCarthy, USA. Artificial perception--action systems, E. Bayro-Corrochano, Germany. From signals to multivector representation, Joan Lasenby (U.K.) |

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Last updated: June 11, 1999/ra & aa