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51) sup norm A = sup I ICI for A E Mn(F), I I denotes the standard positive definite norm on Fn(F = R, C, or H). The proof is an exercise. 52. Suppose f (z) of convergence r. The series n=0 a,Zn is a power series with radius 0" anAn f (A) = >2 n=0 converges in the sup norm on Mn(F) if the sup norm A < r. 53. 54. Let G denote the group that fixes the inner product e. 55) exp : SkewE (n, F) --+ G Classical Groups II 51 provides a parameterization of a neighborhood of the identity 1 for the group G.

19 Standard Models 20 Frequently, when it is clear from the context, the adjective "pure" or the adjective "hermitian" will be dropped. For example, if F = R there is only one kind of bilinear; the two notions, pure bilinear and hermitian bilinear, agree. If F = H and e is pure bilinear, then e = 0 because E(x, y)Ap = E(xA, yµ) = e(x, y) jA, while µ, A E H may be chosen so that [p, A] = uA - Ap 0 0. Thus, for F = H there is only one kind of bilinear, namely, hermitian bilinear. ,n(V)-or just BIL(V) when the correct adjecLet tive pure or hermitian is clear from the context-denote the space of bilinear forms on V.

19. Suppose f is an isometry from V, e to V, E. Let G denote the e-isometry subgroup of GL(V, F), and let G denote the E-isometry subgroup of GL(V, F). 20) G= f o G o f-1 For example, the model C2, E with E(z, w) - zlw2 + z2w1 is isometric to the standard model C2, e with -(C, rl) 67]1 +6192. Using the model C2, E it is almost immediate that SO(2, C) = C* (cf. 9(f)). Given a vector subspace W of the inner product space V,,-, let e1w denote the restriction of e to W. The restriction eJw is positive definite if e(x, x) > 0 for all nonzero x E W.

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