Date: Apr 5, 2013 3:37 PM
Author: Kaba
Subject: Re: Epimorphic groups

5.4.2013 22:31, Butch Malahide write:
> On Apr 5, 1:24 pm, Kaba <k...@nowhere.com> wrote:
>> 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.

>
> By "yes" did you mean "no"?


I meant no:)

> Aren't you saying that "pinor" is derived
> from "spinor" (which is derived from "spin")?


Yep, pinor is derived from spinor.

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