By Ya. G. Berkovich and E. M. Zhmud

ISBN-10: 082184606X

ISBN-13: 9780821846063

This e-book discusses personality conception and its purposes to finite teams. The paintings areas the topic in the succeed in of individuals with a comparatively modest mathematical historical past. the mandatory heritage exceeds the traditional algebra path with admire in simple terms to finite teams. beginning with easy notions and theorems in personality thought, the authors current quite a few effects at the homes of complex-valued characters and functions to finite teams. the most subject matters are levels and kernels of irreducible characters, the category quantity and the variety of nonlinear irreducible characters, values of irreducible characters, characterizations and generalizations of Frobenius teams, and generalizations and purposes of monomial teams. The presentation is specified, and lots of proofs of recognized effects are new. lots of the ends up in the publication are provided in monograph shape for the 1st time. various workouts supply more information at the issues and aid readers to appreciate the most innovations and effects.

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Ker >.. G). Then Ho i:. ker x (by reciprocity). Moreover, G(n') i:. ker X· Hence n divides x{l). {1). {1), a contradiction. (c) Let>. G). Then G(n) i:. kerx {by reciprocity), so that n f x{l). (1). Thus Irr(G(n),n) = 0. D = THEOREM 28. Let p be a prime divisor of IGI, PE Sylp{G). Then {a) Irri(PG{p'),p') = 0. {b) If PG(p') $ H $ G, then G(p') $ H(p'). If H = PG(p') and G(p') then G(p') < H(p') = H. < G, 23 §10. THE CHILLAG-HERZOG THEOREM PROOF. (a) follows from Theorem 27{a) and the Frobenius-Molien Theorem.

Assume that a prime p divides (m, n). Then G is p-nilpotent (Theorem ll(a)). Let H be a p'-Hall subgroup of G. If x E Irr(G), (} E Irr(XH ), then 0(1) = x(l)p' by Clifford's Theorem. Therefore, Icd HI ~ 3, and His solvable by the induction hypothesis. Then G is solvable as well, since G/ H is a p-group. §8. SOLVABILITY OF A GROUP G SUCH THAT cd G IS ALMOST A CHAIN 17 Now assume that (m, n) = 1, and G is not solvable. If k E N, then Irr(k)(G) denotes the set of all characters of degree kin Irr(G).

Therefore, fiv = fivx. (y) =F 0, then 0 =F fi(y) = fi(y)(vvx)(y); hence (vvx)(y) = 1. ) $ ker(vvx). It follows from U $ kerAnkerµ that U $ kerAµ = kerv. Obviously, U $ kerv. Since x ES$ Na(U), we have ux = U. Hence, if u E U, then vx(u) = v(xux- 1 ) = 1, since xux- 1 EU$ kerv. )U $ kervvx; hence vvx = lN and vx = v. But v =F IN, since A =F µ. Since K $ kerv and G/K = (F/K, N/K), it follows that Ia(v) = N. Since x E Ia(v) - N, we have a D contradiction. ) $ K. (1) 2 • §12. The degree graph Let us associate a graph t::i..

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