Date: Apr 5, 2013 2:24 PM Author: Kaba Subject: Re: Epimorphic groups 5.4.2013 21:05, 1treePetrifiedForestLane wrote:
> is "spinor" derived from pinor?
Yes. According to the paper "Clifford Modules" this is a joke due to
Jean-Pierre Serre. Pinors are to O(V) as spinors are to SO(V). The term
stuck to use.