Representation Theory of Groups (MAGIC075) |
GeneralThis course is part of the MAGIC core. Description
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SemesterSpring 2020 (Monday, January 20 to Friday, March 27) Hours
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PrerequisitesA course on group theory and a good background in linear algebra.
SyllabusRepresentation Theory
Lecturer: Martina Balagovic Spring Term Outline of course: This course is an introduction to the representation theory of finite groups. We will develop the theory of finite dimensional representations of finite groups over the field of complex numbers. The main results are that such representations are completely reducible, and completely determined by their characters. We will also see how characters are used to effectively calculate such decompositions. We will finish the course by studying the representation theory of the symmetric group in more detail. Course Plan:
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