Lie Algebras, Part 2 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444828361, 9780080535463

Lie Algebras, Part 2, Volume 7

1st Edition

Finite and Infinite Dimensional Lie Algebras and Applications in Physics

Authors: E.A. de Kerf G.G.A. Bäuerle A.P.E. ten Kroode
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444828361
eBook ISBN: 9780080535463
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 30th October 1997
Page Count: 553
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Table of Contents

Preface. 18. Extensions of Lie algebras. 19. Explicit construction of affine Kac-Moody algebras. 20. Representations - enveloping algebra techniques. 21. The Weyl group and integrable representations. 22. More on representations. 23. Characters and multiplicities. 24. Quarks, leptons and gauge fields. 25. Lie algebras of infinite matrices. 26. Representations of loop algebras. 27. KP-hierarchies. 28. Conformal symmetry.


Description

Preface. 18. Extensions of Lie algebras. 19. Explicit construction of affine Kac-Moody algebras. 20. Representations - enveloping algebra techniques. 21. The Weyl group and integrable representations. 22. More on representations. 23. Characters and multiplicities. 24. Quarks, leptons and gauge fields. 25. Lie algebras of infinite matrices. 26. Representations of loop algebras. 27. KP-hierarchies. 28. Conformal symmetry.


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No. of pages:
553
Language:
English
Copyright:
© North Holland 1997
Published:
Imprint:
North Holland
eBook ISBN:
9780080535463

Reviews

@qu:This is a book of high didactical quality on a subject in rapid progress and with great impact on theoretical phyiscs. @source:Mathematical Reviews @qu:This volume gives a thorough mathematical treatment of finite dimensional Lie algebras and Kac-Moody algebras. The book is accessible to undergraduates with a basic knowledge of linear algebra, but is a least as valuable to researchers by bringing together otherwise scattered topics. @source:ASLIB Book List


About the Authors

E.A. de Kerf Author

G.G.A. Bäuerle Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

A.P.E. ten Kroode Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Amsterdam, The Netherlands