The Structure of Compact Groups: A Primer for Students, a Handbook for the Expert / Edition 2

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Overview

Dealing with the subject matter of compact groups that is frequently cited in fields like algebra, topology, functional analysis, and theoretical physics, this book has been conceived with the dual purpose of providing a text book for upper level graduate courses or seminars, and of serving as a source book for research specialists who need to apply the structure and representation theory of compact groups. The first edition of 1998 was well received by reviewers and has been frequently quoted in the areas of instruction and research. For the present new edition the text has been improved in various sections. New material has been added in order to reflect ongoing research.
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"Thus, the book is informative and carefully written; the exposition is fresh and excellent. It can be useful for students as well as for experts and will meet, as well as the first edition, a wide audience."Victor Gichev in: Zentralblatt MATH 17/2008
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110190069
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
  • Publication date: 7/28/2012
  • Series: de Gruyter Studies in Mathematics Series , #25
  • Edition description: 2nd rev. and augmented ed.
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 878
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 1.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Karl H. Hofmann, TU Darmstadt, Germany; Sidney A. Morris, University of Ballarat, Australien.
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