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Almost commuting elements in compact Lie groups

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Armand Borel, Robert Friedman and John W. Morgan

Publication: Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society
Publication Year 2002: Volume 157, Number 747
ISBNs: 978-0-8218-2792-5 (print); 978-1-4704-0340-9 (online)
MathSciNet review: 1895253
MSC: Primary 22C05; Secondary 17B20, 22E46, 57R20, 58J28

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Table of Contents


  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Almost commuting $N$-tuples
  • 3. Some characterizations of groups of type $A$
  • 4. $c$-pairs
  • 5. Commuting triples
  • 6. Some results on diagram automorphisms and associated root systems
  • 7. The fixed subgroup of an automorphism
  • 8. $C$-triples
  • 9. The tori $\bar {S}(k)$ and $\bar {S}^{w_C}(\bar {\mathbf {g}},k)$ and their Weyl groups
  • 10. The Chern-Simons invariant
  • 11. The case when $\langle C\rangle $ is not cyclic