Introduction to Groups, Invariants and Particles
by Frank W. K. Firk
Publisher: Orange Grove Texts Plus 2000
Number of pages: 162
The book places the subject matter in its historical context with discussions of Galois groups, algebraic invariants, Lie groups and differential equations, presented at a level that is not the standard fare for students majoring in the Physical Sciences. A sound mathematical basis is thereby provided for the study of special unitary groups and their applications to Particle Physics.
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by Pavel Etingof - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
These are notes of a mini-course of group theory for high school students. This course covers the most basic parts of group theory with many applications. The notes contain many exercises, which are necessary for understanding the main text.
by Harold Hilton - Oxford Clarendon Press
This book aims at introducing the reader to more advanced treatises and original papers on Groups of finite order. The subject requires for its study only an elementary knowledge of Algebra. I have tried to lighten for him the initial difficulties.
by Predrag Cvitanovic - Princeton University Press
A book on the theory of Lie groups for researchers and graduate students in theoretical physics and mathematics. It answers what Lie groups preserve trilinear, quadrilinear, and higher order invariants. Written in a lively and personable style.
by David Meredith - San Francisco State University
This course brings together two areas of mathematics that each concern symmetry -- symmetry in algebra, in the case of Galois theory; and symmetry in geometry, in the case of fundamental groups. Prerequisites are courses in algebra and analysis.