Elements of Representation Theory

  • K. N. Srinivasa Rao
Part of the Texts and Readings in Physical Sciences book series


Let G be a group. A group D of square matrices of order n which is homomorphic to G is said to provide an n-dimensional linear representation or a matrix representation of G. One usually calls it simply a representation of G. Thus, if g1Ag1, g2Ag2 under the mapping where g1, g2G and Ag1 Ag2D, we demand that
$${g_1}{g_2} \to {A_{g1}}{A_{g2}}$$


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  • K. N. Srinivasa Rao
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  1. 1.BangaloreIndia

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