By George Lusztig
The quantum teams mentioned during this ebook are the quantized enveloping algebras brought by means of Drinfeld and Jimbo in 1985, or adaptations thereof. the idea of quantum teams has resulted in a brand new, tremendous inflexible constitution, within which the gadgets of the speculation are supplied with canonical foundation with particularly amazing houses. This e-book can be of curiosity to mathematicians operating within the illustration conception of Lie teams and Lie algebras, knot theorists and to theoretical physicists and graduate scholars. given that huge components of the booklet are self sustaining of the speculation of perverse sheaves, the publication may be used as a textual content book.
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