JournalsowrVol. 14, No. 2pp. 1281–1347

Algebraic Groups

  • Corrado De Concini

    Università di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
  • Peter Littelmann

    Universität Köln, Germany
  • Zinovy Reichstein

    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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Abstract

Linear algebraic groups is an active research area in contemporary mathematics. It has rich connections to algebraic geometry, representation theory, algebraic combinatorics, number theory, algebraic topology, and differential equations. The foundations of this theory were laid by A. Borel, C. Chevalley, J.-P. Serre, T. A. Springer and J. Tits in the second half of the 20th century. The Oberwolfach workshops on algebraic groups, led by Springer and Tits, played an important role in this effort as a forum for researchers, meeting at approximately 3 year intervals since the 1960s. The present workshop continued this tradition, covering a range of topics, with an emphasis on recent developments in the subject.

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Corrado De Concini, Peter Littelmann, Zinovy Reichstein, Algebraic Groups. Oberwolfach Rep. 14 (2018), no. 2, pp. 1281–1347

DOI 10.4171/OWR/2017/21