**Notes on Symmetric Spaces**

by Jonathan Holland, Bogdan Ion

**Publisher**: arXiv 2012**Number of pages**: 109

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Contents: Affine connections and transformations; Symmetric spaces; Orthogonal symmetric Lie algebras; Examples; Noncompact symmetric spaces; Compact semisimple Lie groups; Hermitian symmetric spaces; Classification of real simple Lie algebras.

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