Introduction to Representation Theory
by Pavel Etingof, at al.
Publisher: MIT 2009
Number of pages: 99
Very roughly speaking, representation theory studies symmetry in linear spaces. It is a beautiful mathematical subject which has many applications, ranging from number theory and combinatorics to geometry, probability theory, quantum mechanics and quantum field theory.
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by Thomas J. Enright - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
The purpose of these lectures is to describe a factorial correspondence between the theory of admissible representations for a complex semisimple Lie group and the theory of highest weight modules for a semisimple Lie algebra.
by Fiona Murnaghan - University of Toronto
Contents: Representation Theory of Groups - Algebraic Foundations; Representations of Finite Groups; Representations of SL2(Fq); Representations of Finite Groups of Lie Type; Topological Groups, Representations, and Haar Measure; etc.
by F. Bruhat - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
The text covers the classical theory of valuated fields, results about representations of classical groups over a locally compact valuated field, and Dwork's proof of the rationality of the zeta function of an algebraic variety over a finite field.
by Peter Webb - University of Minnesota
The book is intended to be used as a learning tool by people who do not know the subject. It is intended to be appropriate for non-specialists in the area of representation theory, such as those whose primary interest is topology or combinatorics.