Group Characters, Symmetric Functions, and the Hecke Algebra
by David M. Goldschmidt
Publisher: American Mathematical Society 1993
Number of pages: 69
Directed at graduate students and mathematicians, the book is made up of lecture notes from a course taught by the author at the University of California at Berkeley. It covers a set of interrelated topics, presenting a self-contained exposition of the algebra behind the Jones polynomial along with various excursions into related areas.
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by Alexander Kleshchev - University of Oregon
Contents: General Algebra; Commutative Algebra; Affine and Projective Algebraic Sets; Varieties; Morphisms; Tangent spaces; Complete Varieties; Basic Concepts; Lie algebra of an algebraic group; Quotients; Semisimple and unipotent elements; etc.
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.
by Emmanuel Breuillard, Hee Oh (eds.) - Cambridge University Press
This book focuses on recent developments concerning various quantitative aspects of thin groups. It provides a broad panorama of a very active field of mathematics at the boundary between geometry, dynamical systems, number theory, and combinatorics.
by Wilberd van der Kallen - Springer
The course given by the author in 1992 explains the solution by O. Mathieu of some conjectures in the representation theory of arbitrary semisimple algebraic groups. The conjectures concern filtrations of 'standard' representations.