By John S. Rose

This textbook for complicated classes in group theory focuses on finite teams, with emphasis at the suggestion of team actions. Early chapters identify very important subject matters and identify the notation used during the booklet, and subsequent chapters explore the basic and arithmetical constructions of teams in addition to purposes. contains 679 workouts.

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Let (x 1 , ... , xn) be the local coordinate system around o E G/K in the proof of the theorem above. As in Example 1, if the local coordinate system satisfies 8giJ (o) = 0, axh l~h,i,j~n, the Casimir operator C is identical with the Laplace-Beltrami operator L1 defined from g . I. SPHERICAL FUNCTIONS 50 REMARK. ( 1) In general, the symmetrization i is not an algebra isomorphism. (2) The kernel of the homomorphism ro of Y(G)K onto Y(G/K) is equal to Y(G)ec n Y(G)K (refer to, for example, Helgason [9]).

We shall denote the C-linear extension of A. : S(gf ~ U(gf §3. (G) in this way. In what follows we shall consider £7 (G) as a G-module by this action. cJ;(G) and leaves T/(G) invariant. cJ;( G) . cJ;( G) as a G-module by the action Ad . 1 is a G-isomorphism. Indeed, given x E G, D E £7 (G) , and E C 00 (G) we have f p(RXDRX -l)(f) = (RXDRX -lf)(e) = (DRX -lf)(x) = (Lx- 1DRX -lf)(e) = (DLx -lRx -lf)(e) = (DAdx- 1/)(e) = De(Adx- 1 f) · = (Adxp(D))(f). Let that l rl be the complexification of g . (G).

This correspondence defines a filtration-preserving algebra homomorphism ro: :l'(G)K ~ :l'(G/K). :t;,(G/K). 7a(G/K) by eE y;(G). Evidently, the mapping roe is filtration preserving. 7a(G/K)K. 7a(G/K)K p §3. INVARIANT DIFFERENTIAL OPERATORS 47 As well as the symmetrization A. for £7 ( G) , we shall construct a similar mapping for £7(G/K). For that purpose we add some condition to the pair (G, K) . The pair (G, K) is called reductive if there exists a subspace m of g which satisfies the following two conditions: +m (direct sum as vector spaces) , k E K, Ad km = m, g= t where t denotes the Lie algebra of K .