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Irreducible Specht modules for Iwahori–Hecke algebras of type $B$
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Represent. Theory 16 (2012), 108-126 Request permission


We consider the problem of classifying irreducible Specht modules for the Iwahori–Hecke algebra of type $B$ with parameters $Q,q$. We solve this problem completely in the case where $q$ is not a root of unity, and in the case $q=-1$ we reduce the problem to the corresponding problem in type $A$.
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  • Matthew Fayers
  • Affiliation: Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom
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  • Received by editor(s): February 21, 2011
  • Published electronically: February 6, 2012
  • © Copyright 2012 American Mathematical Society
    The copyright for this article reverts to public domain 28 years after publication.
  • Journal: Represent. Theory 16 (2012), 108-126
  • MSC (2010): Primary 20C08, 05E10
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  • MathSciNet review: 2888172