Lie Groups pp 177-190 | Cite as

The Weyl Character Formula

  • Daniel Bump
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 225)


The character formula of Weyl [174] is the gem of the representation theory of compact Lie groups.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Bump
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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