Representation of Lie Groups and Special Functions
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Representation of Lie Groups and Special Functions : Volume 3: Classical and Quantum Groups and Special Functions

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  • Hardback | 634 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 35.05mm | 2,420g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1992 ed.
  • XX, 634 p.
  • 079231493X
  • 9780792314936

Table of contents

Series Editor's Preface. List of Special Symbols. 14: Quantum Groups, q-Orthogonal Polynomials and Basic Hypergeometric Functions. 15: Semisimple Lie Groups and Related Homogeneous Spaces. 16: Representation of Semisimple Lie Groups and Their Matrix Elements 17: Group Representations and Special Functions of a Matrix Argument. 18: Representations in the Gel'fand-Tsetlin Basis and Special Functions. 19: Modular Forms, Theta Functions and Representations of Affine Lie Algebras. Bibliography. Notes. Subject Index.
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