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## Bases for primitive permutation groupsAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Melissa Lee, Imperial College London
- Thursday 16 January 2020, 16:00-17:00
- Lecture Theatre B, Watson Building.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Simon Goodwin. Let $G \leq \mathrm{Sym}(\Omega)$ be a primitive permutation group. A base for $G$ is a subset $B \subseteq \Omega$ such that the pointwise stabiliser $G_B=1$. In this talk, after outlining the history and uses of bases, I will describe some recent work towards two prominent problems in the area – namely the solution to Pyber’s conjecture and the classification of primitive groups with base size two. This talk is part of the Birmingham and Warwick Algebra Seminar series. ## This talk is included in these lists:- Birmingham and Warwick Algebra Seminar
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