18.715 Introduction to Representation Theory


Class Info

Algebras, representations, Schur's lemma. Representations of SL(2). Representations of finite groups, Maschke's theorem, characters, applications. Induced representations, Burnside's theorem, Mackey formula, Frobenius reciprocity. Representations of quivers.

This class has 18.702, and 18.703 as prerequisites.

18.715 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by B. Poonen.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-163.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the Pavel Etingof's Homepage site or on the 18.715 Stellar site.

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