Victor Kac and Robert Moody: Their Paths to Kac-Moody LIe Algebras

Berman, Stephen; Parshall, Karen Hunger
January 2002
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter2002, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p50
Academic Journal
Focuses on the role of mathematicians Victor Kac and Robert Moddy in solving the symmetries of Lie algebras of complex numbers. Effort to reveal the internal structure of finite-dimensional algebras; Classification of the structural information; Use of root space decompositions.


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