# Recent Developments in the Inverse Galois Problem

### About this Title

**Michael D. Fried**, **Shreeram S. Abhyankar**, **Walter Feit**, **Yasutaka Ihara** and **Helmut Voelklein**, Editors

Publication: Contemporary Mathematics

Publication Year
1995: Volume 186

ISBNs: 978-0-8218-0299-1 (print); 978-0-8218-7777-7 (online)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/conm/186

MathSciNet review: 1352262

### Table of Contents

**Front/Back Matter**

** Part A: Explicit Quotients of $G_{\mathbb {Q}}$ and $G_{\bar {\mathbb
{F}}(t)}$ **

- Teresa Crespo – Explicit Galois realization of $C_{16}$-extensions of $A_n$ and $S_n$ [MR 1352263]
- Michael D. Fried – Review of: Topics in Galois theory [Jones and Bartlett, Boston, MA, 1992; MR1162313 (94d:12006)] by J.-P. Serre [MR 1352264]
- B. H. Matzat – Parametric solutions of embedding problems [MR 1352265]
- Amadeu Reverter and Núria Vila – Some projective linear groups over finite fields as Galois groups over ${\bf Q}$ [MR 1352266]
- Steven Liedahl and Jack Sonn – $K$-admissibility of metacyclic $2$-groups [MR 1352267]
- John R. Swallow – Embedding problems and the $C_{16}\to C_8$ obstruction [MR 1352268]
- Helmut Völklein – Cyclic covers of ${\bf P}^1$ and Galois action on their division points [MR 1352269]

** Part B: Moduli Spaces and the Structure of $G_{\mathbb {Q}}$ **

- Michael D. Fried – Introduction to modular towers: generalizing dihedral group–modular curve connections [MR 1352270]
- Yasutaka Ihara and Makoto Matsumoto – On Galois actions on profinite completions of braid groups [MR 1352271]
- Makoto Matsumoto – On the Galois image in the derivation algebra of $\pi _1$ of the projective line minus three points [MR 1352272]

- Pierre Dèbes – Covers of ${\bf P}^1$ over the $p$-adics [MR 1352273]
- Bruno Deschamps – Existence de points $p$-adiques pour tout $p$ sur un espace de Hurwitz [MR 1352274]
- Eric Dew – Stable models [MR 1352275]
- Qing Liu – Tout groupe fini est un groupe de Galois sur ${\bf Q}_p(T)$, d’après Harbater [MR 1352276]
- Wolfgang K. Seiler – Specializations of coverings and their Galois groups [MR 1352277]
- Lan Wang – Rational points and canonical heights on $K3$-surfaces in ${\bf P}^1\times {\bf P}^1\times {\bf P}^1$ [MR 1352278]

** Part D: Group Theory and Geometric Monodromy Groups **

- Shreeram S. Abhyankar – Mathieu group coverings and linear group coverings [MR 1352279]
- Paul Feit – Fundamental groups for arbitrary categories [MR 1352280]
- Robert M. Guralnick and Michael G. Neubauer – Monodromy groups of branched coverings: the generic case [MR 1352281]
- David Harbater – Fundamental groups and embedding problems in characteristic $p$ [MR 1352282]
- Moshe Jarden – On free profinite groups of uncountable rank [MR 1352283]
- Peter Müller – Primitive monodromy groups of polynomials [MR 1352284]