Lie Algebras

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Lecture information

MWF 10-10:50am, ECST 1B21
Instructor: Nat Thiem
Email: thiemn AT (the state) DOT edu
Office: Math 309
Office hours: M 11-12,3-4; F 3-4; or by appointment (or by stopping by)


A brief course description

The classification of semisimple Lie algebras is a fundamental result which beautifully combines combinatorics, algebra and geometry. We begin by proving this result and the begin some topics in Lie theory that might include infinite dimensional Lie algebra or Chevalley groups.

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