18.745 Lie Groups and Lie Algebras I
Covers fundamentals of the theory of Lie algebras and related groups. Topics may include theorems of Engel and Lie; enveloping algebra, Poincare-Birkhoff-Witt theorem; classification and construction of semisimple Lie algebras; the center of their enveloping algebras; elements of representation theory; compact Lie groups and/or finite Chevalley groups.
18.745 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by G. Lusztig.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2-135.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
You can find more information at the Course Website site.
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