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Representation Theory : Selected Papers - I. M. Gelfand

Representation Theory

Selected Papers

By: I. M. Gelfand (Editor)

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Published: 17th January 1983
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The unifying theme of this collection of papers by the very creative Russian mathematician I. M. Gelfand and his co-workers is the representation theory of groups and lattices. Two of the papers were inspired by application to theoretical physics; the others are pure mathematics though all the papers will interest mathematicians at quite opposite ends of the subject. Dr. G. Segal and Professor C-M. Ringel have written introductions to the papers which explain the background, put them in perspective and make them accessible to those with no specialist knowledge in the area.

Two papers on representation theory
Representations of the group SL(2,R), where R is a ring of functions
Representations of the group of diffeomorphisms
An introduction to the paper 'Schubert cells and cohomology of the spaces G/P'
Schubert cells and cohomology of the spaces G/P
Four papers on problems in linear algebra
Coxeter functions and Gabriel's theorem
Free modular lattices and their representations
Lattices, representations and algebras connected with them I
Lattices, representations and algebras connected with them II
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ISBN: 9780521289818
ISBN-10: 0521289815
Series: London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 17th January 1983
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.42