Spring 2007

Seminar at the Tata Institute on root systems

Room: AG77
Time: 2:30 - 3:30, Tuesday & Thursday

Lecture notes

  • My own notes on root systems [ The current version was posted Tuesday morning, February 6, at 2:15 PM. It differs in small ways from the one psoted the evening before. The last few sections 10-14 are not final. ]


  • Roger Carter, Simple groups of Lie type
  • James E. Humphreys, Reflection groups and Coxeter groups, Cambridge University Press.
  • James E. Humphreys, Introduction to Lie algebras and representation theory, Springer.
  • Nicholas Bourbaki, Lie groups and Lie algebras-Chapters IV, V, VI, Masson.
  • Robert Steinberg, Lectures on Chevalley groups (about 150 MB, scanned from the original Yale notes with Robert Steinberg's permission)