Groups and Representations - Material for the year 2020-2021

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2020-2021
External Lecturer(s): 
Andre Lukas
Course Term: 
Michaelmas
Course Weight: 
1.50 unit(s)

Assessment type:

Course Overview: 

24 lectures.
Areas: PT, CMT, Astro.
Link to submit your homework:
Thomas Harvey's class: https://cloud.maths.ox.ac.uk/index.php/s/fwWGm3aJLbAQaCs
Filippo Revello's class: https://cloud.maths.ox.ac.uk/index.php/s/jtxrqwKqe8A2eA8
Thomas Zielinski's class: https://cloud.maths.ox.ac.uk/index.php/s/G2SESH3FYFAfZcR
Deadlines: Friday, 12 noon in weeks 3, 5 and 7.

Course Synopsis: 

Basics on groups, representations, Schur's Lemma, representations of infinite groups, Lie groups,
Lie algebras, Lorentz and Poincare groups, SU(n), SO(n), spinor representations, roots, classification of
simple Lie algebras, weights, representations and Dynkin formalism.

Reading List: