Quantum Theory, Groups and Representations: An Introduction (Hardcover)
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Systematically emphasizes the role of Lie groups, Lie algebras, and their unitary representation theory in the foundations of quantum mechanics
Introduces fundamental structures and concepts of representation theory in an elementary, physically relevant context
Gives a careful treatment of the mathematical subtleties of quantum theory, without obscuring its global mathematical shape.
About the Author
Peter Woit is a Senior Lecturer of Mathematics at Columbia University. His general area of research interest is the relationship between mathematics, especially representation theory, and fundamental physics, especially quantum field theories like the Standard Model.