Groups St Andrews 2009 in Bath: Volume 2

Groups St Andrews 2009 in Bath: Volume 2

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Groups St Andrews 2009 was held in the University of Bath in August 2009 and this second volume of a two-volume book contains selected papers from the international conference. Five main lecture courses were given at the conference, and articles based on their lectures form a substantial part of the proceedings. This volume contains the contributions by Eammon O'Brien (Auckland), Mark Sapir (Vanderbilt) and Dan Segal (Oxford). Apart from the main speakers, refereed survey and research articles were contributed by other conference participants. Arranged in alphabetical order, these articles cover a wide spectrum of modern group theory. The regular proceedings of Groups St Andrews conferences have provided snapshots of the state of research in group theory throughout the past 30 years. Earlier volumes have had a major impact on the development of group theory and it is anticipated that this volume will be equally important.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 310 pages
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 13 b/w illus.
  • 1139066439
  • 9781139066433

About C. M. Campbell

C. M. Campbell is an Honorary Reader in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of St Andrews. M. R. Quick is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of St Andrews. E. F. Robertson is Professor Emeritus in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of St Andrews. C. M. Roney-Dougal is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of St Andrews. G. C. Smith is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath. G. Traustason is a Reader in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath.show more

Table of contents

Introduction C. M. Campbell and E. F. Robertson; 1. Algorithms for matrix groups E. A. O'Brien; 2. Residual properties of 1-relator groups Mark Sapir; 3. Words and groups Dan Segal; 4. The modular isomorphism problem for the groups of order 512 Bettina Eick and Alexander Konovalov; 5. Recent progress in the symmetric generation of groups Ben Fairbairn; 6. Discriminating groups: a comprehensive overview Benjamin Fine, Anthony M. Gaglione, Alexei Myasnikov, Gerhard Rosenberger and Dennis Spellman; 7. Extending the Kegel-Wielandt theorem through Ï -decomposable groups L. S. Kazarin, A. Martinez-Pastor and M. D. Perez-Ramos; 8. On the prime graph of a finite group Behrooz Khosravi; 9. Applications of Lie rings with finite cyclic grading E. I. Khukhro; 10. Pronormal subgroups and transitivity of some subgroup properties Leonid A. Kurdachenko, Javier Otal and Igor Ya. Subbotin; 11. On Engel and positive laws O. Macedonska and W. Tomaszewski; 12. Maximal subgroups of odd index in finite groups with simple classical socle N. V. Maslova; 13. Some classic and nearly classic problems on varieties of groups Peter M. Neumann; 14. Generalizations of the Sylow theorem Danila O. Revin and Evgeny P. Vdovin; 15. Engel groups Gunnar Traustason; 16. Lie methods in Engel groups Michael Vaughan-Lee; 17. On the degree of commutativity of p-groups of maximal class A. Vera-Lopez and M. A. Garcia-Sanchez; 18. Class preserving automorphisms of finite p-groups: a survey Manoj K. Yadav; 19. Symmetric colorings of finite groups Yuliya Zelenyuk.show more