**Date & Time:** Friday, October 04, 2013, 15:30-17:00.

**Venue:** Room 216

**Title:** Classical groups - I

**Speaker:** Shripad M. Garge, IIT Bombay

**Abstract:** In these lectures we will study classical groups in the spirit of
Artin's `Geometric Algebra'. We will essentially follow the book by Larry Grove
`Classical groups and geometric algebra'.

We begin in the first lecture with the study of *GL _{n}*.