University of Sydney Algebra Seminar

James Shank (University of Kent)

Friday 22nd November, 12:05-12:55pm, Carslaw 373

Rings of invariants for elementary abelian p-groups.

For a representation V of a group G over a field F, there is an induced action of G on the ring of polynomial functions F[V]. The ring of invariants is the subring of F[V] consisitng of those polynomials fixed by the action. I will discuss recent work and conjectures for rings of invariants for modular representations of elementary abelian p-groups.

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