18.712 | Fall 2010 | Undergraduate

Introduction to Representation Theory

Course Description

The goal of this course is to give an undergraduate-level introduction to representation theory (of groups, Lie algebras, and associative algebras). Representation theory is an area of mathematics which, roughly speaking, studies symmetry in linear spaces.
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Portait of Ferdinand Georg Frobenius.
Ferdinand Georg Frobenius (1849 - 1917), one of the founding fathers of representation theory.  Photo from Wikipedia.