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Master of Science (MS)
Mathematics and Statistics
Lie Groups occur in math and physics as representations of continuous symmetries and are often described in terms of their Lie Algebra. This thesis is concerned with finding a concrete description of a Lie group given its associated Lie algebra. Several calculations toward this end are developed and then implemented in the Maple Differential Geometry package. Examples of the calculations are given.
Graner, Nicholas, "Canonical Coordinates on Lie Groups and the Baker Campbell Hausdorff Formula" (2018). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 7232.
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