SMS scnews item created by Pamela Guzman at Mon 31 May 2010 1310
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 1 Jun 2010
Calendar1: 1 Jun 2010 1400-1500
CalLoc1: Carslaw 175
Auth: pamelag(.ampgrad;1539.16000)@p80724.pc.maths.usyd.edu.au

# Postgraduate Seminar: Rowland Si Chao Jiang -- Exceptional p-groups of order p^5

The minimal degree of a group G is the least positive integer n such that G embeds
inside Sym(n).  A group is said to be exceptional is there exists a normal subgroup N
such that the minimal degree of G/N is strictly greater than the minimal degree of G.
This talk will be about the smallest exceptional p-groups.


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