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Merits and demerits of the orbit method
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Abstract:

This survey is the expanded version of my talk at the AMS meeting in April 1997. I explain to non-experts how to use the orbit method, discuss its strong and weak points and advertise some open problems.
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Additional Information
  • A. A. Kirillov
  • Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6395; Institute for Problems of Information Transmission, Russian Academy of Sciences, B. Karetny 19, Moscow 101 477, GSP-4, Russia
  • Email: kirillov@math.upenn.edu
  • Received by editor(s): October 19, 1998
  • Published electronically: August 19, 1999
  • Additional Notes: I wish to thank my students who taught me so much.
  • © Copyright 1999 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 36 (1999), 433-488
  • MSC (1991): Primary 22-XX, 20C35
  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-99-00849-6
  • MathSciNet review: 1701415