American Mathematical Society TranslationsSeries 2 Advances in the Mathematical Sciences 2005; 270 pp; hardcover Volume: 213 ISBN10: 0821837338 ISBN13: 9780821837337 List Price: US$120 Member Price: US$96 Order Code: TRANS2/213
 This volume, devoted to the 70th birthday of A. L. Onishchik, contains a collection of articles by participants in the Moscow Seminar on Lie Groups and Invariant Theory headed by E. B. Vinberg and A. L. Onishchik. The book is suitable for graduate students and researchers interested in Lie groups and related topics. Readership Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in Lie groups and related topics. Table of Contents  D. N. Akhiezer  Real forms of complex reductive groups acting on quasiaffine varieties
 A. Alexeevski  Component groups of the centralizers of unipotent elements in semisimple algebraic groups
 D. V. Alekseevsky and V. Cortés  Classification of pseudoRiemannian symmetric spaces of quaternionic Kähler type
 I. V. Arzhantsev and D. A. Timashev  On the canonical embeddings of certain homogeneous spaces
 A. G. Elashvili and V. G. Kac  Classification of good gradings of simple Lie algebras
 S. Gindikin  The separation of the continuous spectrum on symmetric spaces of Cayley type
 V. Gorbatsevich  Connected sums of compact manifolds and homogeneity
 P. I. Katsylo  On curvatures of sections of tensor bundles
 Y. Khakimdjanov  Affine structures on filiform Lie algebras
 A. Lebedev, D. Leites, and I. Shereshevskii  Lie superalgebra structures in \(C^{\mathbin{\hbox{\raise.4ex\hbox{\bf.}}}}(\mathfrak{n};\mathfrak{n})\) and \(H^{\mathbin{\hbox{\raise.4ex\hbox{\bf.}}}}(\mathfrak{n};\mathfrak{n})\)
 A. L. Onishchik and A. A. Serov  On isotropic superGrassmannians of maximal type associated with an odd bilinear form
 D. I. Panyushev  Ideals of Heisenberg type and minimax elements of affine Weyl groups
 V. L. Popov  Projective duality and principal nilpotent elements of symmetric pairs
 V. Serganova  On representations of Cartan type Lie superalgebras
 E. B. Vinberg  Construction of the exceptional simple Lie algebras
 E. B. Vinberg  Short \(SO_3\)structures on simple Lie algebras and associated quasielliptic planes
