MA 385: Classical Groups

Credits: 3:0


General and special linear groups, bilinear forms, Symplectic groups, symmetric forms, quadratic forms, Orthogonal geometry, orthogonal groups, Clifford algebras, Hermitian forms, Unitary spaces, Unitary groups.


Suggested books :

  1. L. C. Grove, Classical Groups and Geometric Algebra ,Graduate Studies in Mathematics 39, American Mathematical Society, 2002.
  2. A. Artin, Geometric Algebra ,John Wiley & sons, 1988.
  3. Herman Weyl, The Classical Groups ,Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1946.

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