Octonions, Jordan Algebras and Exceptional Groups

The 1963 Göttingen notes of T. A. Springer are well-known in the field but have been unavailable for some time. This book is a translation of those notes, completely updated and revised. The part of the book dealing with the algebraic structures is on a fairly elementary level, presupposing basic re...

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Main Authors: Springer, Tonny A., Veldkamp, Ferdinand D. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2000, 2000
Edition:1st ed. 2000
Series:Springer Monographs in Mathematics
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The 1963 Göttingen notes of T. A. Springer are well-known in the field but have been unavailable for some time. This book is a translation of those notes, completely updated and revised. The part of the book dealing with the algebraic structures is on a fairly elementary level, presupposing basic results from algebra. In the group-theoretical part use is made of some results from the theory of linear algebraic groups. The book will be useful to mathematicians interested in octonion algebras and Albert algebras, or in exceptional groups. It is suitable for use in a graduate course in algebra
Physical Description:VIII, 208 p online resource
ISBN:9783662126226