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## Princeton Landmarks in Mathematics and Physics: The Classical Groups: Their Invariants and Representations (Softcover)Originally published in 1939, this second edition of Hermann Weyl's renowned volume on the classical groups in mathematics has been updated by Princeton University Press and is recommended for the shelves of advanced students, teaching faculty, and professional physicists and mathematicians. ## $35.99 |

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**VERY GOOD:** This softcover/paperback book is in excellent condition. It is printed on acid-free paper.

## Description

From the back cover: “In this renowned volume, Hermann Weyl discusses the symmetric, full linear, orthogonal, and symplectic groups and determines their different invariants and representations. Using basic concepts from algebra, he examines the various properties of the groups. Analysis and topology are used wherever appropriate. The book also covers topics such as matrix algebras, semigroups, commutators, and spinors, which are of great importance in understanding the group-theoretic structure of quantum mechanics.”

**BRIEF CONTENTS**

- Preface to the First Edition
- Preface to the Second Edition
- Chapter I – Introduction
- Chapter II – Vector Invariants
- Chapter II – Matric Algebra and Group Rings
- Chapter IV – The Symmetric Group and the Full Linear Group
- Chapter V – The Orthogonal Group
- Chapter VI – The Symplectic Group
- Chapter VII – Characters
- Chapter VIII – General Theory of Invariants
- Chapter IX – Matric Algebras Resumed
- Chapter X – Supplements
- Errata and Addenda
- Bibliography
- Supplementary Bibliography, Mainly for the Years 1940-1945
- Index

About the series: “Committed to the highest standards of scholarship and to its widespread dissemination, Princeton University Press publishes a continuing series of paperback books in math and physics written by some of the world’s finest scientists on topics of lasting importance. These books will become indispensable additions to the personal libraries of advanced students, teaching faculty, and professional physicists and mathematicians.”

## Details

- SKU:
- 1681
- Author:
- Weyl, Hermann
- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- Publish Date:
- 1997 (Fifteenth Printing and First Paperback Printing)
- Format:
- Softcover
- Weight (pounds):
- 1.08
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 6.2″x9.3″x0.7″
- ISBN-13:
- 9780691057569
- ISBN-10:
- 0691057567
- Series:
- Princeton Landmarks in Mathematics and Physics

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