MA 385: Classical Groups

Credits: 3:0


Prerequisite courses: MA 220

This course will focus on the structure as well as on finite dimensional complex representations of the following classical groups: General and special Linear groups, Symplectic groups, Orthogonal and Unitary groups.


Suggested books and references:

  1. L. C. Grove, Classical Groups and Geometric Algebra ,Graduate Studies in Mathematics 39, American Mathematical Society, 2002.
  2. A. Artin, Geometric Algebra ,John Wiley & sons, 1988.
  3. Herman Weyl, The Classical Groups ,Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1946.
  4. J. A. Green, The characters of the finite general linear groups ,Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 80 (1955), 402-447.

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