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Simply connected Lie groups

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

Abstract

As this chapter unfolds, we will see that the properties of compactness, path-connectedness, and simple connectedness are crucial for distinguishing between Lie groups with the same Lie algebra.

Keywords

Tangent Space Simple Group Closed Path Uniform Continuity Path Deformation 
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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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