## large centralizers in finite groups.Add to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Geoff Robinson Lancaster
- Wednesday 05 December 2018, 16:00-17:00
- Watson Building, Lecture Room A.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Chris Parker. We discuss recent joint work with Bob Guralnick, partly inspired by the famous Brauer-Fowler paper of 1956. We prove a number of results ( some using the classification of finite simple groups (CFSG), some not) which bound the index of the Fitting subgroup of a finite group G in terms of centralizers of certain elements of G, especially involutions. We also provide a CFSG -free bound on the maximum dimension of the fixed-point space of an involution in a finite linear group. This talk is part of the Algebra Seminar series. ## This talk is included in these lists:Note that ex-directory lists are not shown. |
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