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Group theory : birdtracks, Lie's, and exceptional groups

Author: Predrag Cvitanović
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Develops, explains, and applies diagrammatic projection operators to construct all semi-simple Lie algebras, both classical and exceptional. This book takes readers on a four-thousand-diagram journey  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Predrag Cvitanović
ISBN: 9780691118369 0691118361
OCLC Number: 213133467
Description: xii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A preview --
Invariants and reducibility --
Diagrammatic notation --
Recouplings --
Permutations --
Casimir operators --
Group integrals --
Unitary groups / P. Cvitanovic, H. Elvang, and A.D. Kennedy --
Orthogonal groups --
Spinors / P. Cvitanovic and A.D. Kennedy --
Symplectic groups --
Negative dimensions / P. Cvitanovic and A.D. Kennedy --
Spinors' symplectic sisters / P. Cvitanovic and A.D. Kennedy --
SU(n) family of invariance groups --
G₂ family of invariance groups --
E family of invariance groups --
E₆ family of invariance groups --
F₄ family of invariance groups --
E--
family and its negative-dimensional cousins --
Exceptional magic --
Appendix A: Recursive decomposition --
Appendix B: Properties of young projections / H. Elvang and P. Cvitanovic.
Responsibility: Predrag Cvitanović.
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