# Category: Representation theory

Schur functor
In mathematics, especially in the field of representation theory, Schur functors (named after Issai Schur) are certain functors from the category of modules over a fixed commutative ring to itself. Th
Group representation
In the mathematical field of representation theory, group representations describe abstract groups in terms of bijective linear transformations of a vector space to itself (i.e. vector space automorph
Burau representation
In mathematics the Burau representation is a representation of the braid groups, named after and originally studied by the German mathematician Werner Burau during the 1930s. The Burau representation
Opposite group
In group theory, a branch of mathematics, an opposite group is a way to construct a group from another group that allows one to define right action as a special case of left action. Monoids, groups, r
Double affine Hecke algebra
In mathematics, a double affine Hecke algebra, or Cherednik algebra, is an algebra containing the Hecke algebra of an affine Weyl group, given as the quotient of the group ring of a double affine brai
Steinberg formula
In mathematical representation theory, Steinberg's formula, introduced by Steinberg, describes the multiplicity of an irreducible representation of a semisimple complex Lie algebra in a tensor product
Chang number
In mathematics, the Chang number of an irreducible representation of a simple complex Lie algebra is its dimension modulo 1 + h, where h is the Coxeter number. Chang numbers are named after , who redi
Schur–Weyl duality
Schur–Weyl duality is a mathematical theorem in representation theory that relates irreducible finite-dimensional representations of the general linear and symmetric groups. It is named after two pion
Reductive dual pair
In the mathematical field of representation theory, a reductive dual pair is a pair of subgroups (G, G′) of the isometry group Sp(W) of a symplectic vector space W, such that G is the centralizer of G
Littelmann path model
In mathematics, the Littelmann path model is a combinatorial device due to Peter Littelmann for computing multiplicities without overcounting in the representation theory of symmetrisable Kac–Moody al
Oscillator representation
In mathematics, the oscillator representation is a projective unitary representation of the symplectic group, first investigated by Irving Segal, David Shale, and André Weil. A natural extension of th
Root datum
In mathematical group theory, the root datum of a connected split reductive algebraic group over a field is a generalization of a root system that determines the group up to isomorphism. They were int
Canonical basis
In mathematics, a canonical basis is a basis of an algebraic structure that is canonical in a sense that depends on the precise context: * In a coordinate space, and more generally in a free module,
Uniformly bounded representation
In mathematics, a uniformly bounded representation of a locally compact group on a Hilbert space is a homomorphism into the bounded invertible operators which is continuous for the strong operator top
Whittaker model
In representation theory, a branch of mathematics, the Whittaker model is a realization of a representation of a reductive algebraic group such as GL2 over a finite or local or global field on a space
Harish-Chandra's Ξ function
In mathematical harmonic analysis, Harish-Chandra's Ξ function is a special spherical function on a semisimple Lie group, studied by Harish-Chandra . Harish-Chandra used it to define Harish-Chandra's
Unipotent representation
In mathematics, a unipotent representation of a reductive group is a representation that has some similarities with unipotent conjugacy classes of groups. Informally, Langlands philosophy suggests tha
Theta correspondence
In mathematics, the theta correspondence or Howe correspondence is a mathematical relation between representations of two groups of a reductive dual pair. The local theta correspondence relates irredu
Good filtration
In mathematical representation theory, a good filtration is a filtration of a representation of a reductive algebraic group G such that the subquotients are isomorphic to the spaces of sections F(λ) o
Quantized enveloping algebra
In mathematics, a quantum or quantized enveloping algebra is a q-analog of a universal enveloping algebra. Given a Lie algebra , the quantum enveloping algebra is typically denoted as . Among the appl
Representation theory
Representation theory is a branch of mathematics that studies abstract algebraic structures by representing their elements as linear transformations of vector spaces, and studies modules over these ab
Cartan matrix
In mathematics, the term Cartan matrix has three meanings. All of these are named after the French mathematician Élie Cartan. Amusingly, the Cartan matrices in the context of Lie algebras were first i
Differential poset
In mathematics, a differential poset is a partially ordered set (or poset for short) satisfying certain local properties. (The formal definition is given below.) This family of posets was introduced b
Jacquet module
In mathematics, the Jacquet module is a module used in the study of automorphic representations. The Jacquet functor is the functor that sends a linear representation to its Jacquet module. They are b
Schur's lemma
In mathematics, Schur's lemma is an elementary but extremely useful statement in representation theory of groups and algebras. In the group case it says that if M and N are two finite-dimensional irre
Hecke algebra of a locally compact group
In mathematics, a Hecke algebra of a locally compact group is an algebra of bi-invariant measures under convolution.
Locally compact quantum group
In mathematics and theoretical physics, a locally compact quantum group is a relatively new C*-algebraic approach toward quantum groups that generalizes the Kac algebra, compact-quantum-group and Hopf
Verlinde algebra
In mathematics, a Verlinde algebra is a finite-dimensional associative algebra introduced by Erik Verlinde, with a basis of elements φλ corresponding to primary fields of a rational two-dimensional co
Waldspurger formula
In representation theory of mathematics, the Waldspurger formula relates the special values of two L-functions of two related admissible irreducible representations. Let k be the base field, f be an a
Weyl module
In algebra, a Weyl module is a representation of a reductive algebraic group, introduced by Carter and Lusztig and named after Hermann Weyl. In characteristic 0 these representations are irreducible,
Minuscule representation
In mathematical representation theory, a minuscule representation of a semisimple Lie algebra or group is an irreducible representation such that the Weyl group acts transitively on the weights. Some
Quaternionic discrete series representation
In mathematics, a quaternionic discrete series representation is a discrete series representation of a semisimple Lie group G associated with a quaternionic structure on the symmetric space of G. They
Langlands–Shahidi method
In mathematics, the Langlands–Shahidi method provides the means to define automorphic L-functions in many cases that arise with connected reductive groups over a number field. This includes Rankin–Sel
Itô's theorem
Itô's theorem is a result in the mathematical discipline of representation theory due to Noboru Itô. It generalizes the well-known result that the dimension of an irreducible representation of a group
Prehomogeneous vector space
In mathematics, a prehomogeneous vector space (PVS) is a finite-dimensional vector space V together with a subgroup G of the general linear group GL(V) such that G has an open dense orbit in V. Prehom
Alvis–Curtis duality
In mathematics, the Alvis–Curtis duality is a duality operation on the characters of a reductive group over a finite field, introduced by Charles W. Curtis and studied by his student Dean Alvis. Kawan
Restricted representation
In group theory, restriction forms a representation of a subgroup using a known representation of the whole group. Restriction is a fundamental construction in representation theory of groups. Often t
Krull–Schmidt category
In category theory, a branch of mathematics, a Krull–Schmidt category is a generalization of categories in which the Krull–Schmidt theorem holds. They arise, for example, in the study of finite-dimens
Partition algebra
The partition algebra is an associative algebra with a basis of set-partition diagrams and multiplication given by diagram concatenation. Its subalgebras include diagram algebras such as the Brauer al
Freudenthal magic square
In mathematics, the Freudenthal magic square (or Freudenthal–Tits magic square) is a construction relating several Lie algebras (and their associated Lie groups). It is named after Hans Freudenthal an
Lawrence–Krammer representation
In mathematics the Lawrence–Krammer representation is a representation of the braid groups. It fits into a family of representations called the Lawrence representations. The first Lawrence representat
Character table
In group theory, a branch of abstract algebra, a character table is a two-dimensional table whose rows correspond to irreducible representations, and whose columns correspond to conjugacy classes of g
Subrepresentation
In representation theory, a subrepresentation of a representation of a group G is a representation such that W is a vector subspace of V and . A finite-dimensional representation always contains a non
Hopf algebra
In mathematics, a Hopf algebra, named after Heinz Hopf, is a structure that is simultaneously an (unital associative) algebra and a (counital coassociative) coalgebra, with these structures' compatibi
Artin conductor
In mathematics, the Artin conductor is a number or ideal associated to a character of a Galois group of a local or global field, introduced by Emil Artin as an expression appearing in the functional e
Satake isomorphism
In mathematics, the Satake isomorphism, introduced by Ichirō Satake, identifies the Hecke algebra of a reductive group over a local field with a ring of invariants of the Weyl group. The geometric Sat
The Classical Groups
The Classical Groups: Their Invariants and Representations is a mathematics book by Hermann Weyl, which describes classical invariant theory in terms of representation theory. It is largely responsibl
Young's lattice
In mathematics, Young's lattice is a lattice that is formed by all integer partitions. It is named after Alfred Young, who, in a series of papers On quantitative substitutional analysis, developed the
Herz–Schur multiplier
In the mathematical field of representation theory, a Herz–Schur multiplier (named after Carl S. Herz and Issai Schur) is a special kind of mapping from a group to the field of complex numbers.
Coherent set of characters
In mathematical representation theory, coherence is a property of sets of characters that allows one to extend an isometry from the degree-zero subspace of a space of characters to the whole space. Th
Demazure conjecture
In mathematics, the Demazure conjecture is a conjecture about representations of algebraic groups over the integers made by Demazure . The conjecture implies that many of the results of his paper can
Nonlinear realization
In mathematical physics, nonlinear realization of a Lie group G possessing a Cartan subgroup H is a particular induced representation of G. In fact, it is a representation of a Lie algebra of G in a n
Plancherel measure
In mathematics, Plancherel measure is a measure defined on the set of irreducible unitary representations of a locally compact group , that describes how the regular representation breaks up into irre
Minimal K-type
In mathematics, a minimal K-type is a representation of a maximal compact subgroup K of a semisimple Lie group G that is in some sense the smallest representation of K occurring in a Harish-Chandra mo
Weil–Brezin Map
In mathematics, the Weil–Brezin map, named after André Weil and Jonathan Brezin, is a unitary transformation that maps a Schwartz function on the real line to a smooth function on the Heisenberg manif
W-algebra
In conformal field theory and representation theory, a W-algebra is an associative algebra that generalizes the Virasoro algebra. W-algebras were introduced by Alexander Zamolodchikov, and the name "W
Garnir relations
In mathematics, the Garnir relations give a way of expressing a basis of the Specht modules Vλ in terms of standard polytabloids.
Yangian
In representation theory, a Yangian is an infinite-dimensional Hopf algebra, a type of a quantum group. Yangians first appeared in physics in the work of Ludvig Faddeev and his school in the late 1970
Jucys–Murphy element
In mathematics, the Jucys–Murphy elements in the group algebra of the symmetric group, named after Algimantas Adolfas Jucys and G. E. Murphy, are defined as a sum of transpositions by the formula: The
Symplectic representation
In mathematical field of representation theory, a symplectic representation is a representation of a group or a Lie algebra on a symplectic vector space (V, ω) which preserves the symplectic form ω. H
Representation on coordinate rings
In mathematics, a representation on coordinate rings is a representation of a group on coordinate rings of affine varieties. Let X be an affine algebraic variety over an algebraically closed field k o
Affine symmetric group
The affine symmetric groups are a family of mathematical structures that describe the symmetries of the number line and the regular triangular tiling of the plane, as well as related higher-dimensiona
Quaternionic representation
In mathematical field of representation theory, a quaternionic representation is a representation on a complex vector space V with an invariant quaternionic structure, i.e., an antilinear equivariant
Arthur's conjectures
In mathematics, the Arthur conjectures are some conjectures about automorphic representations of reductive groups over the adeles and unitary representations of reductive groups over local fields made
Riemann–Hilbert correspondence
In mathematics, the term Riemann–Hilbert correspondence refers to the correspondence between regular singular flat connections on algebraic vector bundles and representations of the fundamental group,
Nil-Coxeter algebra
In mathematics, the nil-Coxeter algebra, introduced by , is an algebra similar to the group algebra of a Coxeter group except that the generators are nilpotent.
Hurwitz's theorem (composition algebras)
In mathematics, Hurwitz's theorem is a theorem of Adolf Hurwitz (1859–1919), published posthumously in 1923, solving the Hurwitz problem for finite-dimensional unital real non-associative algebras end
Vertex of a representation
In mathematical finite group theory, the vertex of a representation of a finite group is a subgroup associated to it, that has a special representation called a source. Vertices and sources were intro
Hecke algebra of a pair
In mathematical representation theory, the Hecke algebra of a pair (g,K) is an algebra with an approximate identity, whose approximately unital modules are the same as K-finite representations of the
Representation theory of Hopf algebras
In abstract algebra, a representation of a Hopf algebra is a representation of its underlying associative algebra. That is, a representation of a Hopf algebra H over a field K is a K-vector space V wi
Double affine braid group
In mathematics, a double affine braid group is a group containing the braid group of an affine Weyl group. Their group rings have quotients called double affine Hecke algebras in the same way that the
Shapiro's lemma
In mathematics, especially in the areas of abstract algebra dealing with group cohomology or relative homological algebra, Shapiro's lemma, also known as the Eckmann–Shapiro lemma, relates extensions
Character (mathematics)
In mathematics, a character is (most commonly) a special kind of function from a group to a field (such as the complex numbers). There are at least two distinct, but overlapping meanings. Other uses o
N = 2 superconformal algebra
In mathematical physics, the 2D N = 2 superconformal algebra is an infinite-dimensional Lie superalgebra, related to supersymmetry, that occurs in string theory and two-dimensional conformal field the
Auslander–Reiten theory
In algebra, Auslander–Reiten theory studies the representation theory of Artinian rings using techniques such as Auslander–Reiten sequences (also called almost split sequences) and Auslander–Reiten qu
Brauer algebra
In mathematics, a Brauer algebra is an associative algebra introduced by Richard Brauer in the context of the representation theory of the orthogonal group. It plays the same role that the symmetric g
Beilinson–Bernstein localization
In mathematics, especially in representation theory and algebraic geometry, the Beilinson–Bernstein localization theorem relates D-modules on flag varieties G/B to representations of the Lie algebra a
Kirillov model
In mathematics, the Kirillov model, studied by Kirillov, is a realization of a representation of GL2 over a local field on a space of functions on the local field. If G is the algebraic group GL2 and
Gelfand–Graev representation
In representation theory, a branch of mathematics, the Gelfand–Graev representation is a representation of a reductive group over a finite field introduced by , induced from a non-degenerate character
Absolute irreducibility
In mathematics, a multivariate polynomial defined over the rational numbers is absolutely irreducible if it is irreducible over the complex field. For example, is absolutely irreducible, but while is
Dominance order
In discrete mathematics, dominance order (synonyms: dominance ordering, majorization order, natural ordering) is a partial order on the set of partitions of a positive integer n that plays an importan
Affine braid group
In mathematics, an affine braid group is a braid group associated to an affine Coxeter system. Their group rings have quotients called affine Hecke algebras. They are subgroups of double affine braid
Crystal base
A crystal base for a representation of a quantum group on a -vector spaceis not a base of that vector space but rather a -base of where is a -lattice in that vector spaces. Crystal bases appeared in t
Deligne–Lusztig theory
In mathematics, Deligne–Lusztig theory is a way of constructing linear representations of finite groups of Lie type using ℓ-adic cohomology with compact support, introduced by Pierre Deligne and Georg
Translation functor
In mathematical representation theory, a (Zuckerman) translation functor is a functor taking representations of a Lie algebra to representations with a possibly different central character. Translatio
Bott cannibalistic class
In mathematics, the Bott cannibalistic class, introduced by Raoul Bott, is an element of the representation ring of a compact Lie group that describes the action of the Adams operation on the Thom cla
Maass–Selberg relations
In mathematics, the Maass–Selberg relations are some relations describing the inner products of truncated real analytic Eisenstein series, that in some sense say that distinct Eisenstein series are or
Invariant subspace
In mathematics, an invariant subspace of a linear mapping T : V → V i.e. from some vector space V to itself, is a subspace W of V that is preserved by T; that is, T(W) ⊆ W.
Bernstein–Zelevinsky classification
In mathematics, the Bernstein–Zelevinsky classification, introduced by Bernstein and Zelevinsky and , classifies the irreducible complex smooth representations of a general linear group over a local f
Bose–Mesner algebra
In mathematics, a Bose–Mesner algebra is a special set of matrices which arise from a combinatorial structure known as an association scheme, together with the usual set of rules for combining (formin
Schur algebra
In mathematics, Schur algebras, named after Issai Schur, are certain finite-dimensional algebras closely associated with Schur–Weyl duality between general linear and symmetric groups. They are used t
N! conjecture
In mathematics, the n! conjecture is the conjecture that the dimension of a certain module of is n!. It was made by A. M. Garsia and M. Haiman and later proved by M. Haiman. It implies Macdonald's pos
Invariant convex cone
In mathematics, an invariant convex cone is a closed convex cone in a Lie algebra of a connected Lie group that is invariant under inner automorphisms. The study of such cones was initiated by Ernest
Jantzen filtration
In representation theory, a Jantzen filtration is a filtration of a Verma module of a semisimple Lie algebra, or a Weyl module of a reductive algebraic group of positive characteristic. Jantzen filtra
Kostant partition function
In representation theory, a branch of mathematics, the Kostant partition function, introduced by Bertram Kostant , of a root system is the number of ways one can represent a vector (weight) as a non-n
Stable module category
In representation theory, the stable module category is a category in which projectives are "factored out."
Equivariant map
In mathematics, equivariance is a form of symmetry for functions from one space with symmetry to another (such as symmetric spaces). A function is said to be an equivariant map when its domain and cod
Simple module
In mathematics, specifically in ring theory, the simple modules over a ring R are the (left or right) modules over R that are non-zero and have no non-zero proper submodules. Equivalently, a module M
Automorphic Forms on GL(2)
Automorphic Forms on GL(2) is a mathematics book by H. Jacquet and Robert Langlands where they rewrite Erich Hecke's theory of modular forms in terms of the representation theory of GL(2) over local f
Affine Hecke algebra
In mathematics, an affine Hecke algebra is the algebra associated to an affine Weyl group, and can be used to prove Macdonald's constant term conjecture for Macdonald polynomials.
Ringel–Hall algebra
In mathematics, a Ringel–Hall algebra is a generalization of the Hall algebra, studied by Claus Michael Ringel. It has a basis of equivalence classes of objects of an abelian category, and the structu
Association scheme
The theory of association schemes arose in statistics, in the theory of experimental design for the analysis of variance. In mathematics, association schemes belong to both algebra and combinatorics.
Frobenius characteristic map
In mathematics, especially representation theory and combinatorics, a Frobenius characteristic map is an isometric isomorphism between the ring of characters of symmetric groups and the ring of symmet
Tilting theory
In mathematics, specifically representation theory, tilting theory describes a way to relate the module categories of two algebras using so-called tilting modules and associated tilting functors. Here
Naimark equivalence
In mathematical representation theory, two representations of a group on topological vector spaces are called Naimark equivalent (named after Mark Naimark) if there is a closed bijective linear map be
Kronecker coefficient
In mathematics, Kronecker coefficients gλμν describe the decomposition of the tensor product (= Kronecker product) of two irreducible representations of a symmetric group into irreducible representati
Iwahori–Hecke algebra
In mathematics, the Iwahori–Hecke algebra, or Hecke algebra, named for Erich Hecke and Nagayoshi Iwahori, is a deformation of the group algebra of a Coxeter group. Hecke algebras are quotients of the
Glossary of representation theory
This is a glossary of representation theory in mathematics. The term "module" is often used synonymously for a representation; for the module-theoretic terminology, see also glossary of module theory.
Quantum affine algebra
In mathematics, a quantum affine algebra (or affine quantum group) is a Hopf algebra that is a q-deformation of the universal enveloping algebra of an affine Lie algebra. They were introduced independ
Semi-invariant of a quiver
In mathematics, given a quiver Q with set of vertices Q0 and set of arrows Q1, a representation of Q assigns a vector space Vi to each vertex and a linear map V(α): V(s(α)) → V(t(α)) to each arrow α,
Langlands–Deligne local constant
In mathematics, the Langlands–Deligne local constant, also known as the local epsilon factor or local Artin root number (up to an elementary real function of s), is an elementary function associated w
Chevalley restriction theorem
In the mathematical theory of Lie groups, the Chevalley restriction theorem describes functions on a Lie algebra which are invariant under the action of a Lie group in terms of functions on a Cartan s
In mathematics, admissible representations are a well-behaved class of representations used in the representation theory of reductive Lie groups and locally compact totally disconnected groups. They w
Category of representations
In representation theory, the category of representations of some algebraic structure A has the representations of A as objects and equivariant maps as morphisms between them. One of the basic thrusts
Demazure module
In mathematics, a Demazure module, introduced by Demazure , is a submodule of a finite-dimensional representation generated by an extremal weight space under the action of a Borel subalgebra. The Dema
List of representation theory topics
This is a list of representation theory topics, by Wikipedia page. See also list of harmonic analysis topics, which is more directed towards the mathematical analysis aspects of representation theory.
Real representation
In the mathematical field of representation theory a real representation is usually a representation on a real vector space U, but it can also mean a representation on a complex vector space V with an
Theorem of the highest weight
In representation theory, a branch of mathematics, the theorem of the highest weight classifies the irreducible representations of a complex semisimple Lie algebra . There is a closely related theorem
Birman–Wenzl algebra
In mathematics, the Birman–Murakami–Wenzl (BMW) algebra, introduced by Joan Birman and Hans Wenzl and Jun Murakami, is a two-parameter family of algebras of dimension having the Hecke algebra of the s
Clifford theory
In mathematics, Clifford theory, introduced by , describes the relation between representations of a group and those of a normal subgroup.
Θ10
In representation theory, a branch of mathematics, θ10 is a cuspidal unipotent complex irreducible representation of the symplectic group Sp4 over a finite, local, or global field. introduced θ10 for
Quiver (mathematics)
In graph theory, a quiver is a directed graph where loops and multiple arrows between two vertices are allowed, i.e. a multidigraph. They are commonly used in representation theory: a representation V
Borel subalgebra
In mathematics, specifically in representation theory, a Borel subalgebra of a Lie algebra is a maximal solvable subalgebra. The notion is named after Armand Borel. If the Lie algebra is the Lie algeb
Principal subalgebra
In mathematics, a principal subalgebra of a complex simple Lie algebra is a 3-dimensional simple subalgebra whose non-zero elements are regular. A finite-dimensional complex simple Lie algebra has a u
Exceptional character
In mathematical finite group theory, an exceptional character of a group is a character related in a certain way to a character of a subgroup. They were introduced by , p. 663), based on ideas due to
Hecke algebra (disambiguation)
In mathematics, a Hecke algebra is classically the algebra of Hecke operators studied by Erich Hecke. It may also refer to one of several algebras (some of which are related to the classical Hecke alg
Affine Lie algebra
In mathematics, an affine Lie algebra is an infinite-dimensional Lie algebra that is constructed in a canonical fashion out of a finite-dimensional simple Lie algebra. Given an affine Lie algebra, one
Borel–de Siebenthal theory
In mathematics, Borel–de Siebenthal theory describes the closed connected subgroups of a compact Lie group that have maximal rank, i.e. contain a maximal torus. It is named after the Swiss mathematici
Littlewood–Richardson rule
In mathematics, the Littlewood–Richardson rule is a combinatorial description of the coefficients that arise when decomposing a product of two Schur functions as a linear combination of other Schur fu
Semi-simplicity
In mathematics, semi-simplicity is a widespread concept in disciplines such as linear algebra, abstract algebra, representation theory, category theory, and algebraic geometry. A semi-simple object is
Schubert variety
In algebraic geometry, a Schubert variety is a certain subvariety of a Grassmannian, usually with singular points. Like a Grassmannian, it is a kind of moduli space, whose points correspond to certain
Geometric Langlands correspondence
In mathematics, the geometric Langlands correspondence is a reformulation of the Langlands correspondence obtained by replacing the number fields appearing in the original number theoretic version by
Chiral algebra
In mathematics, a chiral algebra is an algebraic structure introduced by as a rigorous version of the rather vague concept of a chiral algebra in physics. In Chiral Algebras, Beilinson and Drinfeld in
Wild problem
In the mathematical areas of linear algebra and representation theory, a problem is wild if it contains the problem of classifying pairs of square matrices up to simultaneous similarity. Examples of w
Cellular algebra
In abstract algebra, a cellular algebra is a finite-dimensional associative algebra A with a distinguished cellular basis which is particularly well-adapted to studying the representation theory of A.
Trivial representation
In the mathematical field of representation theory, a trivial representation is a representation (V, φ) of a group G on which all elements of G act as the identity mapping of V. A trivial representati
Schubert polynomial
In mathematics, Schubert polynomials are generalizations of Schur polynomials that represent cohomology classes of Schubert cycles in flag varieties. They were introduced by and are named after Herman
Eisenstein integral
In mathematical representation theory, the Eisenstein integral is an integral introduced by Harish-Chandra in the representation theory of semisimple Lie groups, analogous to Eisenstein series in the
Parabolic induction
In mathematics, parabolic induction is a method of constructing representations of a reductive group from representations of its parabolic subgroups. If G is a reductive algebraic group and is the Lan
Algebra representation
In abstract algebra, a representation of an associative algebra is a module for that algebra. Here an associative algebra is a (not necessarily unital) ring. If the algebra is not unital, it may be ma
Zuckerman functor
In mathematics, a Zuckerman functor is used to construct representations of real reductive Lie groups from representations of Levi subgroups. They were introduced by Gregg Zuckerman (1978). The Bernst
Frobenius formula
In mathematics, specifically in representation theory, the Frobenius formula, introduced by G. Frobenius, computes the characters of irreducible representations of the symmetric group Sn. Among the ot
Clifford module
In mathematics, a Clifford module is a representation of a Clifford algebra. In general a Clifford algebra C is a central simple algebra over some field extension L of the field K over which the quadr
Triple system
In algebra, a triple system (or ternar) is a vector space V over a field F together with a F-trilinear map The most important examples are Lie triple systems and Jordan triple systems. They were intro
Faithful representation
In mathematics, especially in an area of abstract algebra known as representation theory, a faithful representation ρ of a group G on a vector space V is a linear representation in which different ele
Highest-weight category
In the mathematical field of representation theory, a highest-weight category is a k-linear category C (here k is a field) that * is locally artinian * has enough injectives * satisfiesfor all subo
Iwahori subgroup
In algebra, an Iwahori subgroup is a subgroup of a reductive algebraic group over a nonarchimedean local field that is analogous to a Borel subgroup of an algebraic group. A parahoric subgroup is a pr
McKay graph
In mathematics, the McKay graph of a finite-dimensional representation V of a finite group G is a weighted quiver encoding the structure of the representation theory of G. Each node represents an irre
Complexification (Lie group)
In mathematics, the complexification or universal complexification of a real Lie group is given by a continuous homomorphism of the group into a complex Lie group with the universal property that ever
Harish-Chandra's Schwartz space
In mathematical abstract harmonic analysis, Harish-Chandra's Schwartz space is a space of functions on a semisimple Lie group whose derivatives are rapidly decreasing, studied by Harish-Chandra . It i
Projective representation
In the field of representation theory in mathematics, a projective representation of a group G on a vector space V over a field F is a group homomorphism from G to the projective linear group where GL
In mathematical finite group theory, the Dade isometry is an isometry from class function on a subgroup H with support on a subset K of H to class functions on a group G . It was introduced by Dade as
Algebraic representation
In mathematics, an algebraic representation of a group G on a k-algebra A is a linear representation such that, for each g in G, is an algebra automorphism. Equipped with such a representation, the al
Semisimple representation
In mathematics, specifically in representation theory, a semisimple representation (also called a completely reducible representation) is a linear representation of a group or an algebra that is a dir