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Splitting fields of real irreducible representations of finite groups
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Represent. Theory 25 (2021), 897-902


We show that any irreducible representation $\rho$ of a finite group $G$ of exponent $n$, realisable over $\mathbb {R}$, is realisable over the field $E≔\mathbb {Q}(\zeta _n)\cap \mathbb {R}$ of real cyclotomic numbers of order $n$, and describe an algorithmic procedure transforming a realisation of $\rho$ over $\mathbb {Q}(\zeta _n)$ to one over $E$.
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  • Dmitrii V. Pasechnik
  • Affiliation: Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • MR Author ID: 292421
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  • Received by editor(s): July 13, 2021
  • Received by editor(s) in revised form: July 15, 2021
  • Published electronically: October 14, 2021
  • © Copyright 2021 Dmitrii V. Pasechnik
  • Journal: Represent. Theory 25 (2021), 897-902
  • MSC (2020): Primary 20C15, 20-08
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  • MathSciNet review: 4324950