MA 385: Classical Groups

Credits: 3:0


Prerequisite courses: MA 212 and MA 219

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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