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Kantor-Koecher-Tits construction

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Idea

The Kantor-Koecher-Tits construction produces a Lie algebra from a Jordan algebra.

Applied to the exceptional Jordan algebra this construction yields the Lie algebra of the exceptional Lie group E7.

References

The original articles are

  • Isaiah Kantor, Classification of irreducible transitive differential groups, Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 158:6 (1964), 1271–1274 (mathnet:dan30260)

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