Lectures on Representation Theory and Invariant Theory
by William Crawley-Boevey
Publisher: University of Leeds 1990
Number of pages: 77
These are the notes for a lecture course on the symmetric group, the general linear group and invariant theory. The aim of the course was to cover as much of the beautiful classical theory as time allowed. The result is a text which requires no previous knowledge beyond a smattering of rings and modules, character theory, and affine varieties.
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by Fiona Murnaghan - University of Toronto
Contents: Valuations and local fields; Smooth representations of locally compact totally disconnected groups; Haar measure, convolution, and characters of admissible representations; Induced representations - general properties; etc.
by Peter Webb - University of Minnesota
The book is intended to be used as a learning tool by people who do not know the subject. It is intended to be appropriate for non-specialists in the area of representation theory, such as those whose primary interest is topology or combinatorics.
by Gwyn Bellamy - arXiv
The emphasis throughout is on examples to illustrate the many different facets of symplectic reflection algebras. Exercises are included at the end of each lecture in order for the student to get a better feel for these algebras.
by Pavel Etingof, at al. - MIT
Representation theory studies symmetry in linear spaces. It is a beautiful mathematical subject which has many applications, ranging from number theory and combinatorics to geometry, probability theory, quantum mechanics and quantum field theory.