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Aug 21: My Monday office hour is changed to 2:00-3:00 pm. for the remainder of the semester.

Sep 14: Assignment #4 is postponed one week.

Oct 6: Office hours on Fri Oct 9 and Mon Oct 12 are cancelled. Class Mon Oct 12 is cancelled.

Nov. 13: Note change to Asst 7 #20.3: it's enough if you do it for one type (but not type A).

Nov. 15: Office hour Mon. Nov. 16 moved to 1:30-2:30.

Dec. 7: No class Tue. Dec. 8.

Homework

Please do these problems without looking for their solutions in other sources (books, internet, etc.). You won't learn much by doing that. I'd much prefer that you see me instead for a hint.

Assignment Due Date Problems to Hand In
Asst. 1 Wed. Aug. 26 Sec. 1 # 6, 9 (do one Lie type only), 11, 12. Sec. 2 #1, 2, 5, 10.
Asst. 2 Wed. Sep. 2 Sec. 3 #1, 4, 6, 10.
Asst. 3 Wed. Sep. 9 Sec. 4 #1, 3, 4. Sec. 5 #1, 7 (you may use Sec. 6 #7).
Asst. 4 Wed. Sep. 23 Sec. 6 #1 (for sl(3,F) only), 3, 6, 7.
Asst. 5 Wed. Oct. 7 Sec. 7 #2, 5, 6. Sec. 8 #1, 2 (don't hand 1 & 2 in), 9, 10.
Asst. 6 Wed. Oct. 21 Sec. 9 #3, 4. Sec. 10 #2, 9. Sec. 11 #3.
Asst. 7 Wed. Nov. 18 Sec. 17 #1, 3. Sec. 18 #1, 4. Sec. 20 #3 (for one non-A type only), 5, 8.

Links

Course Syllabus (pdf)

Background on Linear Algebra

Characters in the Lie Theory Story