Lie groups : structure, actions, and representations : in honor of Joseph A. Wolf on the occasion of his 75th birthday
 Language
 English.
 Imprint
 New York : Birkhäuser, c2013.
 Physical description
 xiv, 413 p. ; 24 cm.
 Series
 Progress in mathematics (Boston, Mass.) ; v. 306.
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 Preface. Real group orbits on flag manifolds. Complex connections with trivial holonomy. Indefinite harmonic theory and harmonic spinors. Twistor theory and the harmonic hull. Nilpotent Gelfand pairs and spherical transforms of Schwartz functions, II: Taylor expansions on singular sets. Propagation of the multiplicityfreeness property for holomorphic vector bundles. Poisson transforms for line bundles from the Shilov boundary to bounded symmetric domains. Cent(U(n)), cascade of orthogonal roots, and a construction of LipsmanWolf. Weakly harmonic Maass forms and the principal series for SL(2, R). Holomorphic realization of unitary representations of BanachLie groups. The SegalBargmann transform on compact symmetric spaces and their direct limits. Analysis on flag manifolds and Sobolev inequalities. Boundary value problems on Riemannian symmetric spaces of noncompact type. One step spherical functions of the pair (SU(n + 1), U(n)). ChernWeil theory for certain infinitedimensional Lie groups. On the structure of finite groups with periodic cohomology.
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 Publisher's Summary
 Lie Groups: Structures, Actions, and Representations, In Honor of Joseph A. Wolf on the Occasion of his 75th Birthday consists of invited expository and research articles on new developments arising from Wolf's profound contributions to mathematics. Due to Professor Wolf's broad interests, outstanding mathematicians and scholars in a wide spectrum of mathematical fields contributed to the volume. Algebraic, geometric, and analytic methods are employed. More precisely, finite groups and classical finite dimensional, as well as infinitedimensional Lie groups, and algebras play a role. Actions on classical symmetric spaces, and on abstract homogeneous and representation spaces are discussed. Contributions in the area of representation theory involve numerous viewpoints, including that of algebraic groups and various analytic aspects of harmonic analysis. Contributors D. Akhiezer T. Oshima A. Andrada I. Pacharoni M. L. Barberis F. Ricci L. Barchini S. Rosenberg I. Dotti N. Shimeno M. Eastwood J. Tirao V. Fischer S. Treneer T. Kobayashi C.T.C. Wall A. Koranyi D. Wallace B. Kostant K. Wiboonton P. Kostelec F. Xu K.H. Neeb O. Yakimova G. Olafsson R. Zierau B. Orsted.
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Bibliographic information
 Publication date
 2013
 Responsibility
 Alan Huckleberry, Ivan Penkov, Gregg Zuckerman, editors.
 Series
 Progress in mathematics ; v. 306
 ISBN
 9781461471929 (hbk.)
 1461471923 (hbk.)
 9781461471936 (ebk.)
 1461471931 (ebk.)