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By Madabusi S. Raghunathan

This e-book originated from a process lectures given at Yale college in the course of 1968-69 and a extra problematic one, the subsequent 12 months, on the Tata Institute of primary examine. Its goal is to give an in depth ac­ count number of a few of the hot paintings at the geometric facets of the speculation of discrete subgroups of Lie teams. Our curiosity, on the whole, is in a different type of discrete subgroups of Lie teams, viz., lattices (by a lattice in a in the neighborhood compact team G, we suggest a discrete subgroup H such that the homogeneous house GJ H contains a finite G-invariant measure). it really is assumed that the reader has huge familiarity with Lie teams and algebraic teams. besides the fact that lots of the effects used usually within the publication are summarised in "Preliminaries"; this bankruptcy, it truly is was hoping, could be helpful as a reference. We now in brief define the contents of the booklet. bankruptcy I bargains with result of a common nature on lattices in in the community compact teams. the second one bankruptcy is an account of the relatively whole learn of lattices in nilpotent Lie teams conducted via Ma1cev. Chapters III and IV are dedicated to lattices in solvable Lie teams; lots of the theorems listed here are as a result of Mostow. In bankruptcy V we turn out a density theorem because of Borel: this can be the 1st very important consequence on lattices in semisimple Lie teams.

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