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Representations of compact groups [MA5054]

Sommersemester 2015

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Robert König
Lecture: Tuesday 2:15pm – 3:45pm, room 02.04.011 (room code M9/M10 5604.02.011) Anmeldung
Exercises: Monday 8:30am - 10:00am, room 03.10.011 (room code M5 5610.03.011) Anmeldung



This course will serve as an introduction to the theory of Lie groups and their representations, a topic of central importance in physics. Subjects to be covered include:

In addition, some applications to physics may be discussed.


There are plenty of excellent textbooks on these topics. The lectures will follow the second half of

to a large extent. Other recommended literature (more may be provided during the course):

In addition, I will provide handwritten notes: (everything so far in one file )


Other comments

You may be interested in the course Analysis on Groups, taught concurrently by Dr. Dominik Juestel. It will have some overlap with this course. See here: