Lie Groups and Lie Algebras II: Discrete Subgroups of Lie

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One of the youngest physical theories, string theory, is also very geometric in flavour. The treatment of these themes blends the descriptive with the axiomatic. Often, the reasoning used in geometry itself is of geometric nature, i.e. one reasons with properties of figures (as say is done in classical Euclidean geometry ). No, but you can think up the notion of distance or a norm by something like The fundamental lemma of Sard is proved and yields an elementary proof for the Brouwer fixed point theorem.

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Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2000 edition (February 19, 2010)

ISBN: 3642080715

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