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What does it mean to say a Lie group is real?

  1. Mar 24, 2015 #1
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 24, 2015 #2
    If the charts of your atlas map into R^n the manifold is real, if they map intor C^n it is complex.
     
  4. Mar 24, 2015 #3
    Thanks. Makes sense.
     
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