Lie , (Marius) Sophus
(1842–1899) Norwegian mathematician
Born at Nordfjordeid in Norway, Lie was a friend of Felix Klein, whose ideas influenced him. Among Lie's most important work is his founding of the theory of continuous groups, which are now called Lie groups in his honor. Another contribution was his discovery of contact transformations. On both these subjects Lie wrote major treatises. In 1886 he became professor of mathematics at Leipzig and in 1898 he returned to Norway to take up a post that had been instituted for him at the University of Kristiania. By now, however, his health was poor and he died in Kristiania the following year. Lie also did notable work on differential geometry and on the study of differential equations.

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  • Lie — Lie,   1) Jonas, norwegischer Schriftsteller, * Modum 6. 11. 1833, ✝ Sandvika (bei Oslo) 5. 7. 1908; verlebte seine Kindheit in Tromsø; ab 1859 Rechtsanwalt in Kongsvinger; zeitweise Journalist; zog sich 1871 nach Fehlspekulationen aus dem… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lie group — noun Usage: usually capitalized L Etymology: Sophus Lie : a topological group for which the coordinates of the product of two elements are functions of the coordinates of the elements themselves and the coordinates of the inverse of an element… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lie algebra — ¦lē noun Usage: usually capitalized L Etymology: after Sophus Lie died 1899 Norwegian mathematician : a linear algebra which has the multiplicative operation denoted by [, ] and is bilinear such that [aA + bB,C] = a[A,C] + b[B,C] and [A,aB + bC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lie — /lee/, n. 1. Jonas, 1880 1940, U.S. painter, born in Norway. 2. (Marius) Sophus /mah rddee oos soh foos/, 1842 99, Norwegian mathematician. 3. Trygve Halvdan /trig veuh hahlv dahn/; Nor. /trddyuug veuh hahlv dahn/, 1896 1968, Norwegian statesman …   Universalium

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