Representation Theory of Groups (MAGIC075)
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This course is part of the MAGIC core.
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Spring 2018 (Monday, January 22 to Friday, March 16; Monday, April 23 to Friday, May 4)
A course on group theory and a good background in linear algebra.
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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