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I see on the Wikipedia page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lie_group "A

**real Lie group**is a group that is also a finite-dimensional real smooth manifold" So when is a manifold a

*real*manifold?

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I see on the Wikipedia page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lie_group "A

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If the charts of your atlas map into R^n the manifold is real, if they map intor C^n it is complex.

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Thanks. Makes sense.

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