Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society

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Centralizer sizes and nilpotency class in Lie algebras and finite $p$-groups

Author: A. Jaikin-Zapirain
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 133 (2005), 2817-2820
MSC (2000): Primary 20D15; Secondary 17B30
Published electronically: March 24, 2005
MathSciNet review: 2159757
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Abstract: In this work we solve a conjecture of Y. Barnea and M. Isaacs about centralizer sizes and the nilpotency class in nilpotent finite-dimensional Lie algebras and finite $p$-groups.

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A. Jaikin-Zapirain
Affiliation: Departamento de Matemáticas, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 28049 Madrid, Spain

Keywords: $p$-groups, nilpotent Lie algebras, conjugacy class sizes
Received by editor(s): May 19, 2004
Published electronically: March 24, 2005
Additional Notes: This work was partially supported by the MCYT Grants BFM2001-0201, BFM2001-0180, FEDER and the Ramón y Cajal Program.
Communicated by: Jonathan I. Hall
Article copyright: © Copyright 2005 American Mathematical Society