Semigroups and weights for group representations

Author:
Mohan S. Putcha

Journal:
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. **128** (2000), 2835-2842

MSC (2000):
Primary 20C99, 20M30

Published electronically:
March 2, 2000

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1691001

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Let be a finite group. Consider a pair of linear characters of subgroups of with and agreeing on . Naturally associated with is a finite monoid . Semigroup representation theory then yields a representation of . If is irreducible, we say that is a weight for . When the underlying field is the field of complex numbers, we obtain a formula for the character of in terms of and . We go on to construct weights for some familiar group representations.

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**Mohan S. Putcha**

Affiliation:
Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-8205

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putcha@math.ncsu.edu

DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9939-00-05464-2

Received by editor(s):
November 1, 1998

Published electronically:
March 2, 2000

Communicated by:
Ronald M. Solomon

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