Representation Theory of Groups (MAGIC075)
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This course is part of the MAGIC core.
Please see the syllabus.
Autumn 2011 (Monday, October 10 to Friday, December 16)
No prerequisites information is available yet.
Outline of course: This course is an introduction to the representation theory of finite groups. We will develop the basic theory of ordinary representations and their characters. Along the way we will compute the charcter tables of particular classes of groups. We will also examine how structural information of a group can be obtained from its character table. For large parts we will mostly follow Isaacs book; see the references below.
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Two tasks containing a total of 20 problems worth 5 points each. The first task is due on December 1 and the second on December 15, 2011. To pass a total of 50 points is required.