Remote Access Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

Book Review

The AMS does not provide abstracts of book reviews. You may download the entire review from the links below.

MathSciNet review: 1567072
Full text of review: PDF   This review is available free of charge.
Book Information:

Author: John F. Price
Title: Lie groups and compact groups
Additional book information: London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series, no. 25, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne, 1977, ix + 177 pp., $8.95.

References [Enhancements On Off] (What's this?)

    É. Cartan, Sur la structure des groupes de transformations finis et continus (Thèse, 1894, Paris, Nony; 2nd ed., Vuibert, 1933). É. Cartan, Les groupes réels simples, finis et continus, Ann. Sci. École Norm Sup. 31 (1914), 263-355. É. Cartan, Groupes simples clos et ouverts et géométrie riemannienne, J. Math. Pures Appl. 8 (1929).
  • Wilhelm Killing, Die Zusammensetzung der stetigen endlichen Transformations-gruppen, Math. Ann. 34 (1889), no. 1, 57–122 (German). MR 1510568, DOI
  • H. Weyl, Theorie der Darstellung kontinuierlicher halbeinfacher Gruppendurch lineare Transformationen. III, Math. Z. 24 (1925), 376-395.

Review Information:

Reviewer: Lawrence Corwin
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 84 (1978), 663-665