[time 159] Re: [time 149] Re: [time 108] Re: [time 81] Entropy, wholeness, dialogue, algebras

Ben Goertzel (ben@goertzel.org)
Sun, 04 Apr 1999 14:09:48 -0400

> Quaternions appear
>in the construction of exact solutions of YM action (instantons): could
>octonions appear in the construction of the absolute minima of Kahler
>action if this construction is possible at all (just a free

I don't fully understand this math, but, this is the kind of thing I'm
thinking about.

Octonions in a sense are the 8-D algebra with "maximal structuredness" so
it would
not be at all surprising if they appeared in this kind of context given
that you are already
dealing with projections into 8D


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