SMS scnews item created by Leo Tzou at Mon 25 Sep 2017 1654
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 27 Mar 2018
Calendar1: 13 Oct 2017 1430-1530
CalLoc1: Carslaw 373
CalTitle1: Challenges in the representation theory of finite groups
Auth: leo@cpe-121-211-99-151.hhui5.cht.bigpond.net.au (ltzo2369) in SMS-WASM

Joint Colloquium: Williamson -- Challenges in the representation theory of finite groups

This will be a talk about the representation theory of finite groups.  Over the last
forty years there have been fascinating developments in the theory of modular (i.e.
characteristic p) representations, and many basic questions are still open.  I will try
to emphasise connections to other fields (number theory, algebraic topology, algebraic
geometry).


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