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The conjugation representation and fusionless extensions

Author: Edward Formanek
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 30 (1971), 73-74
MSC: Primary 20C15
MathSciNet review: 0291312
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Abstract: Let G be a finite group with center Z. G acts on itself by conjugation, and this induces a permutation representation P of $ G/Z$. It has been conjectured that every complex irreducible representation of $ G/Z$ occurs in P. This paper gives a counterexample to this conjecture.

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  • [2] Richard L. Roth, On the conjugating representation of a finite group, Pacific J. Math. 36 (1971), 515–521. MR 0289672

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Keywords: Finite group, conjugation representation, permutation representation
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