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Introduction; 1. Revision of basic structures; 2. Duality between geometry and algebra; 3. The quantum general linear group; 4. Modules and tensor products; 5. Cauchy modules; 6. Algebras; 7. Coalgebras and bialgebras; 8. Dual coalgebras of algebras; 9. Hopf algebras; 10. Representations of quantum groups; 11. Tensor categories; 12. Internal homs and duals; 13. Tensor functors and Yang-Baxter operators; 14. A tortile Yang-Baxter operator for each finite-dimensional vector space; 15. Monoids in tensor categories; 16. Tannaka duality; 17. Adjoining an antipode to a bialgebra; 18. The quantum general linear group again; 19. Solutions to exercises; References; Index.

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Quantum Groups: A Path to Current Algebra presents algebraic concepts and techniques.

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Ross Street is a Professor of Mathematics and Director of the Centre of Australian Category Theory at Macquarie University. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.


"The book is very well written [and] it is quite concise." E.J. Taft, Mathematical Reviews

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