Lie Groups pp 57-60 | Cite as

Tensors and Universal Properties

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


We will review the basic properties of the tensor product and use them to illustrate the basic notion of a universal property, which we will see repeatedly.


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    S. Lang. Algebra, volume 211 of Graduate Texts in Mathematics. Springer-Verlag, New York, third edition, 2002.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Bump
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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