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Syllabus LIE ALGEBRAS - 80869
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Last update 04-09-2021
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: Mathematics

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: English and Hebrew

Campus: E. Safra

Course/Module Coordinator: Prof Aner Shalev

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Teaching Staff:
Prof Aner Shalev

Course/Module description:
A relatively elementary introduction to Lie Algebras

Course/Module aims:

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:

Course/Module Content:
Lie rings and Lie algebras, examples, derivations, ideals, homomorphisms, nilpotent Lie algebras and Engel's theorem, solvable Lie algebras and theorems of Lie and Cartan, semisimple Lie algebras, introduction to representation theory

Required Reading:

Additional Reading Material:
Humphreys: Introduction to Lie Algebras and Representation Theory

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 100 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
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