group theory

Groups of Lie type

Definition

A group of Lie type $G(k)$ is a (not necessarily finite) group of rational points of a reductive linear algebraic group $G$ with values in the field $k$.

Warning

Not to be confused with the notion of Lie group.

Revised on July 12, 2012 09:19:53 by Toby Bartels (98.23.132.98)