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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, Salon Guerrero

08:50-09:00 Opening remarks
09:00-13:45 Session: Advances in computing with geometric algebra
Chairs: 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 modelling
Chairs: 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.

THURSDAY, JULY 1, Salon Zihuatanejo

09:00-13:45 Session: Neural and quantum computing, interpolation and optimization
Chairs: 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 Vision
Chair: 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