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Lectures on Lie Groups

"[Lectures in Lie Groups] fulfills its aim admirably and should be a useful reference for any mathematician who would like to learn the basic results for compact Lie groups. . . . The book is a well written basic text [and Adams] has done a service to the mathematical community."—Irving Kaplansky

192 pages | 6.00 x 8.90 | © 1969

Mathematics and Statistics

Table of Contents

Foreword
1. Basic Definitions
2. One-Parameter Subgroups, the Exponential Map, Etc.
3. Elementary Representation Theory
4. Maximal Tori in Lie Groups
5. Geometry of the Stiefel Diagram
6. Representation Theory
7. Representations of the Classical Groups
References

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