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Group Theory: Birdtracks, Lie's, and Exceptional Groups

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Group Theory: Birdtracks, Lie's, and Exceptional Groups
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Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0691118361
ISBN-13: 9780691118369
Number of pages: 285

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If classical Lie groups preserve bilinear vector norms, what Lie groups preserve trilinear, quadrilinear, and higher order invariants? Answering this question from a fresh and original perspective, Predrag Cvitanovic takes the reader on the amazing, four-thousand-diagram journey through the theory of Lie groups. This book is the first to systematically develop, explain, and apply diagrammatic projection operators to construct all semi-simple Lie algebras, both classical and exceptional.

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