Geometry VI pp 77-86 | Cite as

Lie Functor

  • M. M. Postnikov
Part of the Encyclopaedia of Mathematical Sciences book series (EMS, volume 91)


The main goal of this chapter is to present the procedure for reconstructing a Lie group from its Lie algebra. Moreover, incidentally, we here present certain general mathematical concepts that were already mentioned repeatedly in passing.


Normal Neighborhood Local Homomorphism Arbitrary Homomorphism Cartan Theorem Arrow Part 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. M. Postnikov
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  1. 1.MIRANMoscowRussia

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