Date & Time: 29 November, 2011; 3 p.m.

Venue: Room 216, Mathematics Department

Title: Introduction to Chevally Groups

Speaker:Dr. Anupam Kumar Singh, from IISER Pune

Abstract: In these lectures we will define Chevalley groups of adjoint type following the book of Carter titled 'Simple groups of Lie type'. We will discuss a bit about structure theory. The lectures will assume familiarity with Lie algebras and root systems.