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Infinite-dimensional representations of 2-groups

John C. Baez

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Published
**2011** by American Mathematical Society in Providence, R.I .

Written in English

- Categories (Mathematics),
- Representations of groups

**Edition Notes**

Statement | John C. Baez ... [et al.]. |

Series | Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society -- no. 1032 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA176 .I54 2011 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | p. cm. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL25339521M |

ISBN 10 | 9780821872840 |

LC Control Number | 2012015625 |

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A "2-group" is a category equipped with a multiplication satisfying laws like those of a group. Just as groups have representations on vector spaces, 2-groups have representations on "2-vector spaces", which are categories analogous to vector spaces.

Unfortunately, Lie 2-groups typically have few representations on the finite-dimensional 2-vector spaces introduced by Kapranov and Cited by: Inﬁnite-Dimensional Representations of 2-Groups John C. Baez1, Aristide Baratin2, Laurent Freidel3,4, Derek K.

Wise5 1 Department of Mathematics, University of California Riverside, CAUSA 2 Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Albert Einstein Institute, Am Muhlen¨ berg 1, Golm, Germany 3 Laboratoire de Physique, Ecole Normale Sup´erieure de Lyon´Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Septembervolumenumber (end of volume)." Description: v, pages: illustrations.

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For this reason, Crane, Sheppeard and Yetter introduced certain infinite-dimensional \(2\)-vector spaces called “measurable categories” (since they are closely related to measurable fields of Hilbert spaces), and used these to study infinite-dimensional representations of certain Lie \(2\)-groups.

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