Word equations in simple groups and polynomial equations in simple algebras

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We give a brief survey of recent results on word maps on simple groups and polynomial maps on simple associative and Lie algebras. Our focus is on parallelism between these theories, allowing one to state many new open problems and giving new ways for solving older ones.

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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsBar-Ilan UniversityRamat GanIsrael

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