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Groups, Representations and Physics

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Groups, Representations and Physics by H.F. Jones
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Illustrating the fascinating interplay between physics and mathematics, Groups, Representations and Physics, Second Edition provides a solid foundation in the theory of groups, particularly group representations. For this new, fully revised edition, the author has enhanced the book's usefulness and widened its appeal by adding a chapter on the Cartan-Dynkin treatment of Lie algebras. This treatment, a generalization of the method of raising and lowering operators used for the rotation group, leads to a systematic classification of Lie algebras and enables one to enumerate and construct their irreducible representations. Taking an approach that allows physics students to recognize the power and elegance of the abstract, axiomatic method, the book focuses on chapters that develop the formalism, followed by chapters that deal with the physical applications. It also illustrates formal mathematical definitions and proofs with numerous concrete examples.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1998
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Institute of Physics Publishing
Pages
340
Dimensions
156x234x18
ISBN-13
9780750305044
Product ID
2245710

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