The universal central extension of the three-point loop algebra

Authors:
Georgia Benkart and Paul Terwilliger

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **135** (2007), 1659-1668

MSC (2000):
Primary 17B37

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-07-08765-5

Published electronically:
January 8, 2007

MathSciNet review:
2286073

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Abstract: We consider the three-point loop algebra,

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Additional Information

**Georgia Benkart**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Email:
benkart@math.wisc.edu

**Paul Terwilliger**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Email:
terwilli@math.wisc.edu

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-07-08765-5

Keywords:
${\mathfrak{sl}}_2$ loop algebra,
universal central extension,
tetrahedron Lie algebra,
Onsager Lie algebra.

Received by editor(s):
December 17, 2005

Received by editor(s) in revised form:
February 24, 2006

Published electronically:
January 8, 2007

Additional Notes:
The first author’s support from NSF grant #DMS–0245082 is gratefully acknowledged.

Communicated by:
Dan M. Barbasch

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American Mathematical Society

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