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On the modular representations of groups of finite order

Richard Brauer

On the modular representations of groups of finite order

by Richard Brauer

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Group theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Other titlesModular representations of groups of finite order.
    Statementby B. Brauer and C. Nesbitt.
    SeriesToronto. University. Studies. Mathematical series -- no. 4., University of Toronto studies -- no. 4.
    ContributionsNesbitt, Cecil James, 1912-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpts.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16603575M

    The earliest work on representation theory over finite fields is by Dickson () who showed that when p does not divide the order of the group, the representation theory is similar to that in characteristic 0. He also investigated modular invariants of some finite groups. At the crossroads of representation theory, algebraic geometry and finite group theory, this book blends together many of the main concerns of modern algebra, with full proofs of some of the most remarkable achievements in the by:

    Free 2-day shipping. Buy Modular Representation Theory of Finite Groups (Paperback) at   The book under review is an introduction to the modular representation theory of finite groups with a somehow balanced approach to the subject. It develops enough ring and module theoretic methods to treat Green’s theory of indecomposable representations, the Grothendieck group of the group algebra k[G], its ring structure, the Burnside ring.

    The aim of this text is to present some of the key results in the representation theory of finite groups. In order to keep the account reasonably elementary, so that it can be used for graduate-level courses, Professor Alperin has concentrated on local representation theory, emphasising module theory throughout. In this way many deep results can be obtained rather quickly. Modular Representations of Finite Groups of Lie Type () by J E Humphreys Add To MetaCart. Tools. Sorted by We prove that an element g of prime order> 3 belongs to the solvable radical R(G) of a finite (or, more generally, a linear) group if and only if for every x ∈ G the subgroup generated by g, xgx −1 is solvable.


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