Group Theory: Birdtracks, Lie's, and Exceptional Groups
by Predrag Cvitanovic
Publisher: Princeton University Press 2008
Number of pages: 285
If classical Lie groups preserve bilinear vector norms, what Lie groups preserve trilinear, quadrilinear, and higher order invariants? Answering this question from a fresh and original perspective, Predrag Cvitanovic takes the reader on the amazing, four-thousand-diagram journey through the theory of Lie groups. This book is the first to systematically develop, explain, and apply diagrammatic projection operators to construct all semi-simple Lie algebras, both classical and exceptional.
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by Leila Schneps - Cambridge University Press
This book contains eight articles which focus on presenting recently developed new aspects of the theory of Galois groups and fundamental groups, avoiding classical aspects which have already been developed at length in the standard literature.
by Pavel Etingof - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
These are notes of a mini-course of group theory for high school students. This course covers the most basic parts of group theory with many applications. The notes contain many exercises, which are necessary for understanding the main text.
by John Meakin - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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by David M. Goldschmidt - American Mathematical Society
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