Oberseminar Darstellungstheorie WS 2017/18

Subject: Lie superalgebras

Schedule: Mondays 15:30-17:00, 48-438 [KIS]


23.10.2017 Introduction + talk distribution
30.10.2017 G. Malle Finite-dimensional complex Lie algebras
06.11.2017 M. Dauter Lie superalgebras: Basic definitions
13.11.2017 W. Wong The universal enveloping algebras / linear representations
20.11.2017 R. Ammon Simple Lie superalgebras
27.11.2017 B. Sambale The classical simple Lie superalgebras I
04.12.2017 J. Kaushik Borel subalgebras
07.12.2017 E. Rotilio Lie superalgebras in Physics
11.12.2017 P. Wegener Dynkin-Kac diagrams I
18.12.2017 U. Faltings Dynkin-Kac diagrams II: CANCELLED
08.01.2018 N. Farrell The classical simple Lie superalgebras II
15.01.2018 D. Schaefer Classification of the classical simple Lie superalgebras
22.01.2018 R. Hollenbach Cartan type Lie superalgebras
29.01.2018 A. Paolini Classification of the simple Lie superalgebras I
05.02.2018 C. Lassueur Classification of the simple Lie superalgebras II


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[2] V. Kac, Lie Superalgebras. Advances in Math. 26 (1977), 8-96.
[3] V. Kac, A Sketch of Lie Superalgebra Theory. Comm. Math. Phys. 53 (1977), 31-64.
[4] I. Musson, Lie superalgebras and enveloping algebras. Graduate Studies in Mathematics, 131. American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2012.
[5] M. Scheunert, The theory of Lie superalgebras: An introduction. Lecture Notes in Mathematics, 716. Springer, Berlin, 1979.

Information for Students

Students are welcome to attend the seminar. To obtain credit points you will have to give a talk.

Please register online in the URM system.

Prerequisites: Lie Algebras, Representation Theory
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