Why the Colombeau Algebras Cannot Handle Arbitrary Lie Groups ?

Authors: Elemér E Rosinger

It is briefly shown that, due to the growth conditions in their definition, the Colombeau algebras cannot handle arbitrary Lie groups, and in particular, cannot allow the formulation, let alone, solution of Hilbert's Fifth Problem.

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[v1] 6 May 2011

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