Hurwitz-Radon matrices revisited: From effective solution of the Hurwitz matrix equations to Bott periodicity

CRM Proceedings and Lecture Notes 6 (1994), 23–35


Irreducible Representation Homotopy Group Free Abelian Group Coefficient Matrice Unitary Case 
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