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Character bounds for finite simple groups
Michael Larsen (Indiana U.)
Location: Hill Center Room 705
Date & time: Friday, 21 October 2022 at 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Abstract: The absolute value of any character value of a finite group is bounded above by the degree of the character. There has been a substantial effort to find stronger bounds, with an eye to applications in probability theory and algebraic group theory. I will talk about recent work on character bounds for finite simple groups and say something about typical applications.
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