J.I. Hall

The primary aim of this note is the introduction and discussion of the finite dimensional semisimple Lie algebras over algebraically closed fields of characteristic and their representations. Topics covered includes: Types of algebras, Jordan algebras, Lie algebras and representation, Matrix algebras, Lie groups, Basic structure theory and Basic representation theory, Nilpotent representations, Killing forms and semisimple Lie algebras, Semisimple Lie algebras, Representations of semisimple algebras