# Difference between revisions of "Linear representation"

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− | <table><TR><TD valign="top">[a1]</TD> <TD valign="top"> C.W. Curtis, I. Reiner, "Methods of representation theory" , '''1–2''' , Wiley (Interscience) (1981–1987)</TD></TR><TR><TD valign="top">[a2]</TD> <TD valign="top"> J.-P. Serre, "Répresentations linéaires des groupes finis" , Hermann (1967)</TD></TR><TR><TD valign="top">[a3]</TD> <TD valign="top"> A.I. Shtern, "Theory of group representations" , Springer (1982) (Translated from Russian)</TD></TR></table> | + | <table> |

+ | <TR><TD valign="top">[a1]</TD> <TD valign="top"> C.W. Curtis, I. Reiner, "Methods of representation theory" , '''1–2''' , Wiley (Interscience) (1981–1987)</TD></TR> | ||

+ | <TR><TD valign="top">[a2]</TD> <TD valign="top"> J.-P. Serre, "Répresentations linéaires des groupes finis" , Hermann (1967)</TD></TR> | ||

+ | <TR><TD valign="top">[a3]</TD> <TD valign="top"> A.I. Shtern, "Theory of group representations" , Springer (1982) (Translated from Russian)</TD></TR> | ||

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## Latest revision as of 19:18, 25 October 2014

A homomorphism $\pi$ of a group (respectively an algebra, ring, semi-group) $X$ into the group of all invertible linear operators on a vector space $E$ (respectively, into the algebra, ring, multiplicative semi-group of all linear operators on $E$). If $E$ is a topological vector space, then a linear representation of $X$ on $E$ is a representation whose image contains only continuous linear operators on $E$. The space $E$ is called the representation space of $\pi$ and the operators $\pi(x)$, $x\in X$, are called the operators of the representation $\pi$.

#### References

[1] | A.A. Kirillov, "Elements of the theory of representations" , Springer (1976) (Translated from Russian) |

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#### References

[a1] | C.W. Curtis, I. Reiner, "Methods of representation theory" , 1–2 , Wiley (Interscience) (1981–1987) |

[a2] | J.-P. Serre, "Répresentations linéaires des groupes finis" , Hermann (1967) |

[a3] | A.I. Shtern, "Theory of group representations" , Springer (1982) (Translated from Russian) |

**How to Cite This Entry:**

Linear representation.

*Encyclopedia of Mathematics.*URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Linear_representation&oldid=32577

This article was adapted from an original article by A.I. Shtern (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article