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Document Type

Campus Only Senior Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts



Reader 1

Christopher Towse

Reader 2

David Bachman

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The geometric properties of the complex numbers and the quaternions, particularly their behavior under fractional linear transformations, make them very useful for modeling certain types of geometric objects. In this thesis, we will connect the characteristics of fractional linear transformations of both the complex numbers and quaternions to the problem of developing and modifying discrete surfaces for problems in computer graphics and engineering.

This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.