Jacob D. B.

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The Theory of Spinors by Élie Cartan
The Theory of Spinors by Élie Cartan
This book is extremely easy to understand compared to other texts on the subject. It serves well to lead you to other books such as Hermann Weyl's text on Quantum Groups. The author has the most intuitive explanations that I have seen in any other works on the subject. This is extremely useful for me, since I was trained as an electrical engineer, and sometimes I feel that authors of mathematics text get lost in formal definitions in n space; although important I feel that relating them to basic understandable behavior in 3-space is especially useful, and done well in this text. It is my current thought that formulating a certain level of abstraction is necessary for the furthering of… Read more