Group gradings on classical lie superalgebras

De Naday Hornhardt, Caio (2020) Group gradings on classical lie superalgebras. Doctoral (PhD) thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

Assuming the base field is algebraically closed, we classify, up to isomorphism, gradings by arbitrary groups on non-exceptional classical simple Lie superalgebras, excluding those of type A(1, 1), and on finite dimensional superinvolution-simple associative superalgebras. We assume the characteristic to be 0 in the Lie case, and different from 2 in the associative case. Our approach is based on a version of Wedderburn Theorem for graded-simple associative superalgebras satisfying a descending chain condition, which allows us to classify superinvolutions using nondegenerate supersymmetric sesquilinear forms on graded modules over a graded-division superalgebra. To transfer the results from the associative case to the Lie case, we use the duality between G-gradings and b G-actions for finite dimensional universal algebras.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral (PhD))
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/14978
Item ID: 14978
Additional Information: Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-193).
Keywords: algebra, Lie theory, gradings
Department(s): Science, Faculty of > Mathematics and Statistics
Date: November 2020
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Lie superalgebras; Polynomials.

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