• John Stillwell
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


One of the essential properties of a Lie group G is that the product and inverse operations on G are continuous functions. Consequently, there comes a point in Lie theory where it is necessary to study the theory of continuity, that is, topology. Our journey has now reached that point.


Limit Point Closed Subgroup Stereographic Projection Discrete Subgroup Closed Path 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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