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June, 2004 The Magic Square and Symmetric Compositions
Alberto Elduque
Rev. Mat. Iberoamericana 20(2): 475-491 (June, 2004).


The new construction given by Barton and Sudbery of the Freudenthal-Tits magic square, which includes the exceptional classical simple Lie algebras, will be interpreted and extended by using a pair of symmetric composition algebras, instead of the standard unital composition algebras.


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Alberto Elduque. "The Magic Square and Symmetric Compositions." Rev. Mat. Iberoamericana 20 (2) 475 - 491, June, 2004.


Published: June, 2004
First available in Project Euclid: 17 June 2004

zbMATH: 1106.17011
MathSciNet: MR2073128

Primary: 17B25
Secondary: 17A75

Keywords: exceptional Lie algebras , Freudenthal-Tits magic square , symmetric composition algebra

Rights: Copyright © 2004 Departamento de Matemáticas, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

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