A reduction theorem for the Alperin weight conjecture

Gabriel Navarro, Pham Huu Tiep

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The Alperin Weight Conjecture was stated by J. Alperin in 1986 and constitutes one of the main problems in the representation theory of finite groups. In this paper, we provide a reduction to simple groups and as an application we prove the conjecture in several cases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)529-565
Number of pages37
JournalInventiones Mathematicae
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics


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