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Session S12 - Group Theory

July 28, 17:30 ~ 18:20

Word maps on finite simple groups

Eamonn O'Brien

University of Auckland, New Zealand   -

The theory of word maps on finite non-abelian simple groups has attracted much recent attention over recent years. In particular, maps for certain words have been proved surjective on all finite simple groups. We will report on results and illustrate techniques of proof.

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