3 edition of **Complex actions of Lie groups** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1973**
by American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I
.

Written in English

- Lie groups.,
- Almost complex manifolds.,
- Cobordism theory.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 81-82.

Statement | [by] Connor Lazarov and Arthur Wasserman. |

Series | Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society,, no. 137, Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society ;, no. 137. |

Contributions | Wasserman, Arthur, 1938- joint author. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA3 .A57 no. 137, QA387 .A57 no. 137 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ii, 82 p. |

Number of Pages | 82 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5423931M |

ISBN 10 | 0821818376 |

LC Control Number | 73018039 |

The material covered ranges from basic definitions of Lie groups to the classification of finite-dimensional representations of semisimple Lie algebras. Written in an informal style, this is a contemporary introduction to the subject which emphasizes the main concepts of the proofs and outlines the necessary technical details, allowing the. The action of a Lie group partitions a manifold into orbits. While other Lie groups will figure below, we will most often be interested in the simplest of all Lie groups: the additive group R. A flow on a manifold M is a one-parameter group of diffeomorphisms from M to M.

A connected compact complex Lie group is precisely a complex torus (not to be confused with the complex Lie group ∗). Any finite group may be given the structure of a complex Lie group. A complex semisimple Lie group is a linear algebraic group. The Lie algebra of a . 4. Some examples of matrix groups 7 5. Complex matrix groups as real matrix groups 10 6. Continuous homomorphisms of matrix groups 11 7. Continuous group actions 12 8. The matrix exponential and logarithm functions 13 Chapter 2. Lie algebras for matrix groups 17 1. Di erential equations in matrices 17 2. One parameter subgroups 18 3.

Lie groups are groups (obviously), but they are also smooth manifolds. Therefore, they usually come up in that context. If you want to learn about Lie groups, I recommend Daniel Bump's Lie groups and Anthony Knapp's Lie groups beyond an Introduction. But be aware that you need to know about smooth manifolds before delving into this topic. book [27] for the representation theory of compact Lie groups and semisimple Lie algberas, Serre’s books [31] and [30] for a very different approach to many of the same topics (Lie groups, Lie algebras, and their representations), and the book [8] of Demazure-Gabriel for more about algebraic groups.

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On the one hand, they appear as the automorphism groups of certain complex spaces, e. g., bounded domains in en or compact spaces, and are therefore important as being one of their invariants. The objects under study are triples (M, J, [capital Greek]Phi) where M is a smooth manifold, J is a stable almost complex structure on M, and [capital Greek]Phi: G x M [rightwards arrow] M is an action of the compact Lie group G on M preserving the stable almost complex structure.

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A Lie group has the additional structure of a differentiable manifold, which is required to carry over the action homomorphism to the corresponding automorphisms. Thus a Lie group action is defined to be a smooth homomorphism from a Lie group \({G}\) to \({\textrm{Diff}(M)}\), the Lie group of diffeomorphisms of a manifold \({M}\).

For Galois theory, there is a nice book by Douady and Douady, which looks at it comparing Galois theory with covering space theory etc. Another which has stood the test of time is Ian Stewart's book. For Lie groups and Lie algebras, it can help to see their applications early on, so some of the text books for physicists can be fun to read.

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