Notes on Classical Groups
by Peter J. Cameron
Publisher: Queen Mary and Westfield College 2000
Number of pages: 96
These notes are the content of an M.Sc. course the author gave at Queen Mary and Westfield College, London. Contents: Fields and vector spaces; Linear and projective groups; Polarities and forms; Symplectic groups; Unitary groups; Orthogonal groups; Klein correspondence and triality; A short bibliography on classical groups.
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