Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Tim Dokchitser

Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra

On Wednesday the 5th of December 2018 Dr Tim Dokchitser (University of Bristol) visited the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra in Lincoln and gave a talk  “Brauer relations”.

Abstract: “If G is a finite group, non-isomorphic G-sets X, Y may give rise to isomorphic permutation representations C[X] and C[Y]. These phenomena are called `Brauer relations’ or `linearly equivalent G-sets’, and they turn out to have interesting applications in number theory. I will explain how to classify Brauer relations in all finite groups, the history of the problem and some number-theoretic applications. This is joint work with Alex Bartel.”


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