group theory

# Contents

## Idea

The classification of simple Lie groups consists of four infinite series – the classical Lie groups, and five exceptional Lie groups, called

On the level of Kac-Moody Lie algebras/Kac-Moody groups the E-series continues as

## References

### Lie algebras

Original articles include

• Hans Freudenthal, Lie groups in the foundations of geometry, Advances in Mathematics, volume 1, (1965) pp. 145 - 190 (dspace)

The following are references on the Lie algebras underlying exceptional Lie groups.

Surveys include

• wikipedia, En

• J. R. Faulkner, J. C. Ferrar, Exceptional Lie algebras and related algebraic and geometric structures, (pdf)

Geometric constructions of exceptional Lie algebras are discussed in

Cohomological properties are discussed in

• Skip Garibaldi, Cohomological invariants: Exceptional groups and spin groups Memoirs of the AMS 937 (2009)

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