Algebras and Representation Theory

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 191–199

Introduction to Co-split Lie Algebras


DOI: 10.1007/s10468-009-9183-0

Cite this article as:
Xia, L. & Hu, N. Algebr Represent Theor (2011) 14: 191. doi:10.1007/s10468-009-9183-0


In this work, we introduce a new concept which is obtained by defining a new compatibility condition between Lie algebras and Lie coalgebras. With this terminology, we describe the interrelation between the Killing form and the adjoint representation in a new perspective.


Co-split Lie algebraLie coalgebraAdjoint action

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of ScienceJiangsu UniversityZhenjiangPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsEast China Normal UniversityShanghaiPeople’s Republic of China