Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, and Cohomology by Anthony W. Knapp
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Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, and Cohomology
By Anthony W. Knapp

Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, and Cohomology

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Lie Groups, Lie Algebras, and Cohomology by Anthony W. Knapp

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This book starts with the elementary theory of Lie groups of matrices and arrives at the definition, elementary properties, and first applications of cohomological induction, which is a recently discovered algebraic construction of group representations. Along the way it develops the computational techniques that are so important in handling Lie groups. The book is based on a one-semester course given at the State University of New York, Stony Brook in fall, 1986 to an audience having little or no background in Lie groups but interested in seeing connections among algebra, geometry, and Lie theory. These notes develop what is needed beyond a first graduate course in algebra in order to appreciate cohomological induction and to see its first consequences. Along the way one is able to study homological algebra with a significant application in mind; consequently one sees just what results in that subject are fundamental and what results are minor.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691084985
ISBN-10: 069108498X
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 31mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1988
Country of Publication: United States

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