Lie groups, Lie algebras and representations

Third-cycle level | 7.5 credits | Course code: NFMV022
HT 2022
Study period: 2022-10-31 - 2023-01-15
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: The course is given in English
Application period: 2022-06-07 - 2022-10-17

Course description

The course covers for example: Basis theory of Lie groups and Lie algebras. Nilpotent and simple Lie algebras. Theory of root systems and Dynkin diagrams. Examples of important representations of elementary Lie groups.  Peter-Weyl theorem and examples.

Requirements and Selection

Entry requirements

Linear and multi-linear algebra. Real Analysis, Functional Analysis. Higher differential calclus. Elementary differential geometry.


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Course syllabus



Department of Mathematical Sciences


Natural Science and Mathematics

Type of course

Subject area course


Lie groups, Lie algebras

CONTACTGenkai Zhang