New Directions in Hopf Algebras
by S. Montgomery, H. Schneider
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2002
Number of pages: 485
Hopf algebras have important connections to quantum theory, Lie algebras, knot and braid theory, operator algebras, and other areas of physics and mathematics. The book gives a clear picture of the current trends in this active field, with a focus on what is likely to be important in future research.
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by Iain Gordon - University of Edinburgh
Contents: Central extensions; Virasoro algebra; Heisenberg algebra; Enveloping algebras; Hands-on loop and affine algebras; Simple Lie algebras; Kac-Moody Lie algebras; Dynkin diagrams; Forms, Weyl groups and roots; Root spaces; Affine Lie algebras.
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