Lie algebras, Madison 1987: proceedings of a workshop held in Madison, Wisconsin, August 23-28, 1987

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Springer, 1989 - Lie algebras - 143 pages
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During the academic year 1987-1988 the University of Wisconsin in Madison hosted a Special Year of Lie Algebras. A Workshop on Lie Algebras, of which these are the proceedings, inaugurated the special year. The principal focus of the year and of the workshop was the long-standing problem of classifying the simple finite-dimensional Lie algebras over algebraically closed field of prime characteristic. However, other lectures at the workshop dealt with the related areas of algebraic groups, representation theory, and Kac-Moody Lie algebras. Fourteen papers were presented and nine of these (eight research articles and one expository article) make up this volume.

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The absolute toral rank of a Lie algebra by H Strade
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n by R L Wilson
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Isomorphism classes of Hamiltonian Lie algebras
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