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Elementary theory of invariants

Hermann Weyl

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Published
**1936** by Institute for Advanced Study in [Princeton, N. J.] .

Written in English

- Invariants.,
- Number theory.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Hermann Weyl ; notes by prof. Weyl and Leonard M. Blumenthal. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | ii, 160 leaves ; |

Number of Pages | 160 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14839630M |

The volume is focused on the basic calculation skills of various knot invariants defined from topology and geometry. It presents the detailed Hecke algebra and braid representation to illustrate the original Jones polynomial (rather than the algebraic formal definition many other books and research articles use) and provides self-contained proofs of the Tait conjecture (one of the big Brand: World Scientific Publishing Company. In the example, the algebra of invariants is generated by the elementary symmetric polynomials. For a general (finite) group acting on an algebra, it is still true that the invariants form a finitely generated algebra; this is in fact the first fundamental result in the theory. In the summer semester of David Hilbert () gave an introductory course in Invariant Theory at the University of Gottingen. This book is an English translation of the handwritten notes taken from this course by Hilbert's student Sophus Marxen. The year was the perfect time for Hilbert to present an introduction to invariant.

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