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Alexandre Kirillov

Alexandre Aleksandrovich Kirillov (Александр Александрович Кириллов) is a professor of mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania. He invented the orbit method in representation theory, developed in other flavours also by Kostant and Souriau. He was a student of Israel Gelfand and they together lead a famous journal Functional Analysis and its Applications.

Selected writings

On Reshetikhin-Turaev theory constructing modular functors from modular tensor categories:

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