By A P Balachandran

This booklet is addressed to graduate scholars and learn employees in theoretical physics who need a thorough advent to crew thought and Hopf algebras. it's compatible for a one-semester path in crew conception or a two-semester direction which additionally treats complicated issues. ranging from easy definitions, it is going directly to deal with either finite and Lie teams in addition to Hopf algebras. due to the variety within the selection of issues, which doesn't position undue emphasis on finite or Lie teams, it's going to be priceless to physicists operating in lots of branches.

a different point of the ebook is its remedy of Hopf algebras in a kind available to physicists. Hopf algebras are generalizations of teams and their recommendations are buying value within the therapy of conformal box theories, noncommutative spacetimes, topological quantum computation and different very important domain names of research. yet there's a shortage of remedies of Hopf algebras at a degree and in a fashion that physicists are pleased with. This publication addresses this desire beautifully.

There are illustrative examples from physics scattered through the ebook and in its set of difficulties. It additionally has an excellent bibliography. those beneficial properties should still increase its worth to readers.

The authors are senior physicists with substantial study and instructing event in assorted points of basic physics. The e-book, being the end result in their mixed efforts, stands testomony to their wisdom and pedagogical skills.

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