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By Jean-Pierre Serre

Those notes are a list of a path given in Algiers from lOth to twenty first may perhaps, 1965. Their contents are as follows. the 1st chapters are a precis, with no proofs, of the overall houses of nilpotent, solvable, and semisimple Lie algebras. those are recognized effects, for which the reader can check with, for instance, bankruptcy I of Bourbaki or my Harvard notes. the idea of complicated semisimple algebras occupies Chapters III and IV. The proofs of the most theorems are primarily entire; in spite of the fact that, i've got additionally chanced on it worthy to say a few complementary effects with no evidence. those are indicated via an asterisk, and the proofs are available in Bourbaki, Groupes et Algebres de Lie, Paris, Hermann, 1960-1975, Chapters IV-VIII. a last bankruptcy indicates, with out evidence, tips on how to go from Lie algebras to Lie teams (complex-and additionally compact). it is only an advent, geared toward guiding the reader in the direction of the topology of Lie teams and the idea of algebraic teams. i'm chuffed to thank MM. Pierre Gigord and Daniel Lehmann, who wrote up a primary draft of those notes, and in addition Mlle. Franr,:oise Pecha who was once accountable for the typing of the manuscript.

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