Developments and Retrospectives in Lie Theory: Geometric and Analytic Methods by Geoffrey MasonDevelopments and Retrospectives in Lie Theory: Geometric and Analytic Methods by Geoffrey Mason

Developments and Retrospectives in Lie Theory: Geometric and Analytic Methods

byGeoffrey MasonEditorIvan Penkov, Joseph A. Wolf

Hardcover | November 27, 2014

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The Lie Theory Workshop, founded by Joe Wolf (UC, Berkeley), has been running for over two decades. At the beginning, the top universities in California and Utah hosted the meetings, which continue to run on a quarterly basis. Experts in representation theory/Lie theory from various parts of the US, Europe, Asia (China, Japan, Singapore, Russia), Canada, and South and Central America were routinely invited to give talks at these meetings. Nowadays, the workshops are also hosted at universities in Louisiana, Virginia, and Oklahoma. These Lie theory workshops have been sponsored by the NSF, noting the talks have been seminal in describing new perspectives in the field covering broad areas of current research. The contributors have all participated in these Lie theory workshops and include in this volume expository articles which will cover representation theory from the algebraic, geometric, analytic, and topological perspectives with also important connections to math physics. These survey articles, review and update the prominent seminal series of workshops in representation/Lie theory mentioned above, and reflects the widespread influence of those workshops in such areas as harmonic analysis, representation theory, differential geometry, algebraic geometry, number theory, and mathematical physics. Many of the contributors have had prominent roles in both the classical and modern developments of Lie theory and its applications.
Title:Developments and Retrospectives in Lie Theory: Geometric and Analytic MethodsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:268 pagesPublished:November 27, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319099337

ISBN - 13:9783319099330

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Table of Contents

Group gradings on Lie algebras and applications to geometry. II (Y. Bahturin, M. Goze, E. Remm).- Harmonic analysis on homogeneous complex bounded domains and noncommutative geometry (P. Bieliavsky, V. Gayral, A. de Goursac, F. Spinnler).- The radon transform and its dual for limits of symmetric spaces (J. Hilgert, G. Ólafsson).- Cycle Connectivity and Automorphism Groups of Flag Domains (A. Huckleberry).- Shintani functions, real spherical manifolds, and symmetry breaking operators (T. Kobayashi).- Harmonic spinors on reductive homogeneous spaces (S. Mehdi, R. Zierau).- Twisted Harish-Chandra sheaves and Whittaker modules: The nondegenerate case (D. MiliÄiÄ, W. Soergel).- Unitary representations of unitary groups (K.-H. Neeb).- Weak splitting of quotients of Drinfeld and Heisenberg doubles (M. Yakimov).