Hypercomplex numbers, lie groups, and the creation of group representation theory

  title={Hypercomplex numbers, lie groups, and the creation of group representation theory},
  author={Thomas Hawkins},
  journal={Archive for History of Exact Sciences},
  • Thomas Hawkins
  • Published 1972
  • Mathematics
  • Archive for History of Exact Sciences
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