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Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 17 May 2007
Calendar1: 17 May 2007 1505-1600
CalLoc1: Carslaw 535A

Computational Algebra Seminar: O’Brien -- Determination of p-groups and nilpotent Lie rings

Speaker: Eamonn O’Brien (Auckland)
Title: Determination of p-groups and nilpotent Lie rings
Time & Place: 3:05pm-4pm, Thursday 17 May, Carslaw 535

I will report on recent work on the determination
of p-groups and associated nilpotent Lie rings,
focusing on those of order dividing p^7 for
arbitrary primes p.

In particular I will review the basic algorithm used
and outline the use of  the Baker-Campbell-Hausdorff
formula to relate presentations for the ring and p-group.

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