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The Thompson-Wielandt theorem

Author: Paul S. Fan
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 97 (1986), 590-592
MSC: Primary 20D05; Secondary 20B05
MathSciNet review: 845970
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Abstract: In this short paper we give a completely elementary argument for the Thompson-Wielandt theorem and note its significance for the Goldschmidt-Sims conjecture.

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