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General Theory of Lie Groupoids and Lie Algebroids

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  • Date Published: June 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521499286

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  • This a comprehensive modern account of the theory of Lie groupoids and Lie algebroids, and their importance in differential geometry, in particular their relations with Poisson geometry and general connection theory. It covers much work done since the mid 1980s including the first treatment in book form of Poisson groupoids, Lie bialgebroids and double vector bundles, as well as a revised account of the relations between locally trivial Lie groupoids, Atiyah sequences, and connections in principal bundles. As such, this book will be of great interest to all those concerned with the use of Poisson geometry as a semi-classical limit of quantum geometry, as well as to all those working in or wishing to learn the modern theory of Lie groupoids and Lie algebroids.

    • Book includes many results which have never appeared in book form before
    • Massive expansion of a successful earlier book
    • A thorough and detailed account of the subject
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    • Date Published: June 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521499286
    • length: 540 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 31 mm
    • weight: 0.79kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. The General Theory:
    1. Lie groupoids: fundamental theory
    2. Lie groupoids: algebraic constructions
    3. Lie algebroids: fundamental theory
    4. Lie algebroids: algebraic constructions
    Part II. The Transitive Theory:
    5. Infinitesimal connection theory
    6. Path connections and Lie theory
    7. Cohomology and Schouten calculus
    8. The cohomological obstruction
    Part III. The Poisson and Symplectic Theories:
    9. Double vector bundles
    10. Poisson structures and Lie algebras
    11. Poisson and symplectic groupoids
    12. Lie bialgebroids
    Appendix
    Bibliography
    Index.

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    General Theory of Lie Groupoids and Lie Algebroids

    Kirill C. H. Mackenzie

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    Kirill C. H. Mackenzie, University of Sheffield
    Kirill Mackenzie is a reader in Pure Mathematics at the University of Sheffield

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