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Groups '93 Galway/St Andrews

Groups '93 Galway/St Andrews

Volume 2

Part of London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series

  • Date Published: March 1995
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521477505

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  • This two-volume book contains selected papers from the international conference 'Groups 1993 Galway/St Andrews' which was held at University College, Galway in August 1993. The wealth and diversity of group theory is represented in these two volumes. Five main lecture courses were given at the conference. These were 'Geometry, Steinberg representations and complexity' by J. L. Alperin (Chicago), 'Rickard equivalences and block theory' by M. Broué (ENS, Paris), 'Cohomological finiteness conditions', by P. H. Kropholler (Queen Mary and Westfield College, London), 'Counting finite index subgroups', by A. Lubotzky (Hebrew University, Jerusalem), 'Lie methods in group theory' by E. I. Zel'manov (University of Wisconsin at Madison). Articles based on their lectures, in one case co-authored, form a substantial part of the Proceedings. Another main feature of the conference was a GAP workshop jointly run by J. Neubüser and M. Schönert (Rheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochschole, Aachen). Two articles by Professor Neubüser, one co-authored, appear in the Proceedings. The other articles in the two volumes comprise both refereed survey and research articles contributed by other conference participants. As with the Proceedings of the earlier 'Groups-St Andrews' conferences it is hoped that the articles in these Proceedings will, with their many references, prove valuable both to experienced researchers and also to new postgraduates interested in group theory.

    • All the best people have contributed
    • Contains computational material
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    • Date Published: March 1995
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521477505
    • length: 320 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 18 x 152 mm
    • weight: 0.47kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. An army of cohomology against residual finiteness
    2. On some questions concerning subnormally monomial groups
    3. A conjecture concerning the evaluation of products of class-sums of the symmetric group
    4. Automorphisms of Burnside rings
    5. On finite generation of unit groups for group rings
    6. Counting finite index subgroups
    7. The quantum double of a finite group and its role in conformal field theory
    8. Closure properties of supersoluble Fitting classes
    9. Groups acting on locally finite graphs - a survey of the infinitely ended case
    10. An invitation to computational group theory
    11. On subgroups, transversals and commutators
    12. Intervals in subgroup lattices of finite groups
    13. Amalgams of minimal local subgroups and sporadic simple groups
    14. Vanishing orbit sums in group algebras of p-groups
    15. From stable equivalences to Rickard equivalences for blocks with cyclic defect
    16. Factorizations in which the factors have relatively prime orders
    17. Some problems and results in the theory of pro-p groups
    18. On equations in finite groups and invariants of subgroups
    19. Group presentations where the relators are proper powers
    20. A condensing theorem
    21. Lie methods in group theory
    22. Some new results on arithmetical problems in the theory of finite groups
    23. Groups that admit partial power automorphisms
    24. Problems.

  • Authors

    C. M. Campbell, University of St Andrews, Scotland

    E. F. Robertson, University College, Galway

    T. C. Hurley, University of St Andrews, Scotland

    S. J. Tobin, University College, Galway

    J. J. Ward

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