branch of mathematics that studies abstract algebraic structures
Representation theory is a branch of mathematics that studies abstract w:algebraic structures by representing their elements as linear transformations of vector spaces, and studies modules over these abstract algebraic structures.
|This mathematics-related article is a stub. You can help Wikiquote by expanding it.|
- Arithmetic automorphic representation theory is one of the most active areas in current mathematical research, centering around what is known as the Langlands program.