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1. CJM Online first
The C*-algebras of Compact Transformation Groups We investigate the representation theory of the
crossed-product $C^*$-algebra associated to a compact group $G$
acting on a locally compact space $X$ when the stability subgroups
vary discontinuously.
Our main result applies when $G$ has a principal stability subgroup or
$X$ is locally of finite $G$-orbit type. Then the upper multiplicity
of the representation of the crossed product induced from an
irreducible representation $V$ of a stability subgroup is obtained by
restricting $V$ to a certain closed subgroup of the stability subgroup
and taking the maximum of the multiplicities of the irreducible
summands occurring in the restriction of $V$. As a corollary we obtain
that when the trivial subgroup is a principal stability subgroup, the
crossed product is a Fell algebra if and only if every stability
subgroup is abelian. A second corollary is that the $C^*$-algebra of
the motion group $\mathbb{R}^n\rtimes \operatorname{SO}(n)$ is a Fell algebra. This uses
the classical branching theorem for the special orthogonal group
$\operatorname{SO}(n)$ with respect to $\operatorname{SO}(n-1)$. Since proper transformation
groups are locally induced from the actions of compact groups, we
describe how some of our results can be extended to transformation
groups that are locally proper.
Keywords:compact transformation group, proper action, spectrum of a C*-algebra, multiplicity of a representation, crossed-product C*-algebra, continuous-trace C*-algebra, Fell algebra Categories:46L05, 46L55 |
2. CJM Online first
Metaplectic Tensor Products for Automorphic Representation of $\widetilde{GL}(r)$ Let $M=\operatorname{GL}_{r_1}\times\cdots\times\operatorname{GL}_{r_k}\subseteq\operatorname{GL}_r$ be a Levi
subgroup of $\operatorname{GL}_r$, where $r=r_1+\cdots+r_k$, and $\widetilde{M}$ its metaplectic preimage
in the $n$-fold metaplectic cover $\widetilde{\operatorname{GL}}_r$ of $\operatorname{GL}_r$. For automorphic
representations $\pi_1,\dots,\pi_k$ of $\widetilde{\operatorname{GL}}_{r_1}(\mathbb{A}),\dots,\widetilde{\operatorname{GL}}_{r_k}(\mathbb{A})$,
we construct (under a certain
technical assumption, which is always satisfied when $n=2$) an
automorphic representation $\pi$
of $\widetilde{M}(\mathbb{A})$ which can be considered as the ``tensor product'' of the
representations $\pi_1,\dots,\pi_k$. This is
the global analogue of the metaplectic tensor product
defined by P. Mezo in the sense that locally at each place $v$,
$\pi_v$ is equivalent to the local metaplectic tensor product of
$\pi_{1,v},\dots,\pi_{k,v}$ defined by Mezo. Then we show that if all
of $\pi_i$ are cuspidal (resp. square-integrable modulo center), then
the metaplectic tensor product is cuspidal (resp. square-integrable
modulo center). We also show that (both
locally and globally) the metaplectic tensor product behaves in the
expected way under the action of a Weyl group element, and show the
compatibility with parabolic inductions.
Keywords:automorphic forms, representations of covering groups Category:11F70 |
3. CJM Online first
Representation stability of power sets and square free polynomials The symmetric group $\mathcal{S}_n$ acts on the power
set $\mathcal{P}(n)$ and also on the set of
square free polynomials in $n$ variables. These
two related representations are analyzed from the stability point
of view. An application is given for the action of the symmetric
group on the cohomology of the pure braid group.
Keywords:symmetric group modules, square free polynomials, representation stability, Arnold algebra Categories:20C30, 13A50, 20F36, 55R80 |
4. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 315)
Unitary Eigenvarieties at Isobaric Points In this article we
study the geometry of the eigenvarieties of unitary groups at points
corresponding to tempered non-stable representations with an
anti-ordinary (a.k.a evil) refinement. We prove that, except in the
case the Galois representation attached to the automorphic form is a
sum of characters, the eigenvariety is non-smooth at such a point,
and that (under some additional hypotheses) its tangent space is big
enough to account for all the relevant Selmer group. We also study the
local reducibility locus
at those points, proving that in general, in contrast with the case of
the eigencurve, it is a proper subscheme of the fiber of the
eigenvariety over the weight space.
Keywords:eigenvarieties, Galois representations, Selmer groups |
5. CJM 2014 (vol 66 pp. 1201)
Lifting Representations of Finite Reductive Groups I: Semisimple Conjugacy Classes Suppose that $\tilde{G}$ is a connected reductive group
defined over a field $k$, and
$\Gamma$ is a finite group acting via $k$-automorphisms
of $\tilde{G}$ satisfying a certain quasi-semisimplicity condition.
Then the identity component of the group of $\Gamma$-fixed points
in $\tilde{G}$ is reductive.
We axiomatize the main features of the relationship between this
fixed-point group and the pair $(\tilde{G},\Gamma)$,
and consider any group $G$ satisfying the axioms.
If both $\tilde{G}$ and $G$ are $k$-quasisplit, then we
can consider their duals $\tilde{G}^*$ and $G^*$.
We show the existence of and give an explicit formula for a natural
map from the set of semisimple stable conjugacy classes in $G^*(k)$
to the analogous set for $\tilde{G}^*(k)$.
If $k$ is finite, then our groups are automatically quasisplit,
and our result specializes to give a map
of semisimple conjugacy classes.
Since such classes parametrize packets of irreducible representations
of $G(k)$ and $\tilde{G}(k)$, one obtains a mapping of such packets.
Keywords:reductive group, lifting, conjugacy class, representation, Lusztig series Categories:20G15, 20G40, 20C33, 22E35 |
6. CJM 2014 (vol 67 pp. 28)
Bounded Derived Categories of Infinite Quivers: Grothendieck Duality, Reflection Functor We study bounded derived categories of the category of representations of infinite quivers over a ring $R$. In case $R$ is a commutative noetherian ring with a dualising complex, we investigate an equivalence similar to Grothendieck duality for these categories, while a notion of dualising complex does not apply to them. The quivers we consider are left, resp. right, rooted quivers that are either noetherian or their opposite are noetherian. We also consider reflection functor and generalize a result of Happel to noetherian rings of finite global dimension, instead of fields.
Keywords:derived category, Grothendieck duality, representation of quivers, reflection functor Categories:18E30, 16G20, 18E40, 16D90, 18A40 |
7. CJM Online first
Twisted Vertex Operators and Unitary Lie Algebras A representation of the central extension of the
unitary Lie algebra
coordinated with a skew Laurent polynomial ring
is constructed using vertex operators over an integral $\mathbb Z_2$-lattice.
The irreducible decomposition of the representation is explicitly computed and described.
As a by-product, some fundamental representations of affine
Kac-Moody Lie algebra of type $A_n^{(2)}$ are recovered
by the new method.
Keywords:Lie algebra, vertex operator, representation theory Categories:17B60, 17B69 |
8. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 1250)
Symplectic Degenerate Flag Varieties A simple finite dimensional module $V_\lambda$ of a simple complex
algebraic group $G$ is naturally endowed with a filtration induced by the PBW-filtration
of $U(\mathrm{Lie}\, G)$. The associated graded space $V_\lambda^a$ is a module
for the group $G^a$, which can be roughly described as a semi-direct product of a
Borel subgroup of $G$ and a large commutative unipotent group $\mathbb{G}_a^M$. In analogy
to the flag variety $\mathcal{F}_\lambda=G.[v_\lambda]\subset \mathbb{P}(V_\lambda)$,
we call the closure
$\overline{G^a.[v_\lambda]}\subset \mathbb{P}(V_\lambda^a)$
of the $G^a$-orbit through the highest weight line the degenerate flag variety $\mathcal{F}^a_\lambda$.
In general this is a
singular variety, but we conjecture that it has many nice properties similar to
that of Schubert varieties. In this paper we consider the case of $G$ being the symplectic group.
The symplectic case is important for the conjecture
because it is the first known case where even for fundamental weights $\omega$ the varieties
$\mathcal{F}^a_\omega$ differ from $\mathcal{F}_\omega$. We give an explicit
construction of the varieties $Sp\mathcal{F}^a_\lambda$ and construct desingularizations,
similar to the Bott-Samelson resolutions in the classical case. We prove that $Sp\mathcal{F}^a_\lambda$
are normal locally complete intersections with terminal and rational singularities.
We also show that these varieties are Frobenius split. Using the above mentioned results, we
prove an analogue of the Borel-Weil theorem and obtain a $q$-character formula
for the characters of irreducible $Sp_{2n}$-modules via the Atiyah-Bott-Lefschetz fixed
points formula.
Keywords:Lie algebras, flag varieties, symplectic groups, representations Categories:14M15, 22E46 |
9. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 1287)
Types et contragrÃ©dientes Soit $\mathrm{G}$ un groupe rÃ©ductif $p$-adique, et soit $\mathrm{R}$
un corps algÃ©briquement clos.
Soit $\pi$ une reprÃ©sentation lisse de $\mathrm{G}$ dans un espace
vectoriel $\mathrm{V}$ sur
$\mathrm{R}$.
Fixons un sous-groupe ouvert et compact $\mathrm{K}$ de $\mathrm{G}$ et une reprÃ©sentation
lisse irrÃ©ductible $\tau$ de $\mathrm{K}$ dans un espace vectoriel
$\mathrm{W}$ de dimension
finie sur $\mathrm{R}$.
Sur l'espace $\mathrm{Hom}_{\mathrm{K}(\mathrm{W},\mathrm{V})}$ agit l'algÃ¨bre
d'entrelacement $\mathscr{H}(\mathrm{G},\mathrm{K},\mathrm{W})$.
Nous examinons la compatibilitÃ© de ces constructions avec le passage aux
reprÃ©sentations contragrÃ©dientes $\mathrm{V}^Äe$ et $\mathrm{W}^Äe$, et donnons en
particulier des conditions sur $\mathrm{W}$ ou sur la caractÃ©ristique
de $\mathrm{R}$ pour que
le comportement soit semblable au cas des reprÃ©sentations complexes.
Nous prenons un point de vue abstrait, n'utilisant que des propriÃ©tÃ©s
gÃ©nÃ©rales de $\mathrm{G}$.
Nous terminons par une application Ã la thÃ©orie des types pour le groupe
$\mathrm{GL}_n$ et ses formes intÃ©rieures sur un corps local non archimÃ©dien.
Keywords:modular representations of p-adic reductive groups, types, contragredient, intertwining Category:22E50 |
10. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 1167)
Galois Representations Over Fields of Moduli and Rational Points on Shimura Curves The purpose of this note is introducing a method for proving the
existence of no rational points on a coarse moduli space $X$ of abelian varieties
over a given number field $K$, in cases where the moduli problem is not fine and
points in $X(K)$ may not be represented by an abelian variety (with additional structure)
admitting a model over the field $K$. This is typically the case when the abelian
varieties that are being classified have even dimension. The main idea, inspired on
the work of Ellenberg and Skinner on the modularity of $\mathbb{Q}$-curves, is that to a
point $P=[A]\in X(K)$ represented by an abelian variety $A/\bar K$ one may still
attach a Galois representation of $\operatorname{Gal}(\bar K/K)$ with values in the quotient
group $\operatorname{GL}(T_\ell(A))/\operatorname{Aut}(A)$, provided
$\operatorname{Aut}(A)$ lies in the centre of $\operatorname{GL}(T_\ell(A))$.
We exemplify our method in the cases where $X$ is a Shimura curve over an imaginary
quadratic field or an Atkin-Lehner quotient over $\mathbb{Q}$.
Keywords:Shimura curves, rational points, Galois representations, Hasse principle, Brauer-Manin obstruction Categories:11G18, 14G35, 14G05 |
11. CJM 2013 (vol 66 pp. 566)
Transfer of Plancherel Measures for Unitary Supercuspidal Representations between $p$-adic Inner Forms |
Transfer of Plancherel Measures for Unitary Supercuspidal Representations between $p$-adic Inner Forms Let $F$ be a $p$-adic field of characteristic $0$, and let $M$ be an $F$-Levi subgroup of a connected reductive $F$-split group such that $\Pi_{i=1}^{r} SL_{n_i} \subseteq M \subseteq \Pi_{i=1}^{r} GL_{n_i}$ for positive integers $r$ and $n_i$. We prove that the Plancherel measure for any unitary supercuspidal representation of $M(F)$ is identically transferred under the local Jacquet-Langlands type correspondence between $M$ and its $F$-inner forms, assuming a working hypothesis that Plancherel measures are invariant on a certain set. This work extends the result of
MuiÄ and Savin (2000) for Siegel Levi subgroups of the groups $SO_{4n}$ and $Sp_{4n}$ under the local Jacquet-Langlands correspondence. It can be applied to a simply connected simple $F$-group of type $E_6$ or $E_7$, and a connected reductive $F$-group of type $A_{n}$, $B_{n}$, $C_n$ or $D_n$.
Keywords:Plancherel measure, inner form, local to global global argument, cuspidal automorphic representation, Jacquet-Langlands correspondence Categories:22E50, 11F70, 22E55, 22E35 |
12. CJM 2012 (vol 66 pp. 700)
Inversion of the Radon Transform on the Free Nilpotent Lie Group of Step Two Let $F_{2n,2}$ be the free nilpotent Lie group of step two on $2n$
generators, and let $\mathbf P$ denote the affine automorphism group
of $F_{2n,2}$. In this article the theory of continuous wavelet
transform on $F_{2n,2}$ associated with $\mathbf P$ is developed,
and then a type of radial wavelets is constructed. Secondly, the
Radon transform on $F_{2n,2}$ is studied and two equivalent
characterizations of the range for Radon transform are given.
Several kinds of inversion Radon transform formulae
are established. One is obtained from the Euclidean Fourier transform, the others are from group Fourier transform. By using wavelet transform we deduce an inversion formula of the Radon
transform, which
does not require the smoothness of
functions if the wavelet satisfies the differentiability property.
Specially, if $n=1$, $F_{2,2}$ is the $3$-dimensional Heisenberg group $H^1$, the
inversion formula of the Radon transform is valid which is
associated with the sub-Laplacian on $F_{2,2}$. This result cannot
be extended to the case $n\geq 2$.
Keywords:Radon transform, wavelet transform, free nilpotent Lie group, unitary representation, inversion formula, sub-Laplacian Categories:43A85, 44A12, 52A38 |
13. CJM 2012 (vol 66 pp. 3)
On Hilbert Covariants Let $F$ denote a binary form of order $d$ over the
complex numbers. If $r$ is a divisor of $d$, then the Hilbert covariant
$\mathcal{H}_{r,d}(F)$ vanishes exactly when $F$ is the perfect power of an
order $r$ form. In geometric terms, the coefficients of $\mathcal{H}$ give
defining equations for the image variety $X$ of an embedding $\mathbf{P}^r
\hookrightarrow \mathbf{P}^d$. In this paper we describe a new construction of
the Hilbert covariant; and simultaneously situate it into a wider class of
covariants called the GÃ¶ttingen covariants, all of which vanish on
$X$. We prove that the ideal generated by the coefficients of $\mathcal{H}$
defines $X$ as a scheme. Finally, we exhibit a generalisation of the
GÃ¶ttingen covariants to $n$-ary forms using the classical Clebsch transfer principle.
Keywords:binary forms, covariants, $SL_2$-representations Categories:14L30, 13A50 |
14. CJM 2012 (vol 64 pp. 721)
Analysis of the Brylinski-Kostant Model for Spherical Minimal Representations We revisit with another view point the construction by R. Brylinski
and B. Kostant of minimal representations of simple Lie groups. We
start from a pair $(V,Q)$, where $V$ is a complex vector space and $Q$
a homogeneous polynomial of degree 4 on $V$.
The manifold $\Xi $ is an orbit of a covering of ${\rm Conf}(V,Q)$,
the conformal group of the pair $(V,Q)$, in a finite dimensional
representation space.
By a generalized Kantor-Koecher-Tits construction we obtain a complex
simple Lie algebra $\mathfrak g$, and furthermore a real
form ${\mathfrak g}_{\mathbb R}$. The connected and simply connected Lie
group $G_{\mathbb R}$ with ${\rm Lie}(G_{\mathbb R})={\mathfrak
g}_{\mathbb R}$ acts unitarily on a Hilbert space of holomorphic
functions defined on the manifold $\Xi $.
Keywords:minimal representation, Kantor-Koecher-Tits construction, Jordan algebra, Bernstein identity, Meijer $G$-function Categories:17C36, 22E46, 32M15, 33C80 |
15. CJM 2011 (vol 64 pp. 669)
The Genuine Omega-regular Unitary Dual of the Metaplectic Group We classify all genuine unitary representations of the metaplectic group whose
infinitesimal character is real and at least as regular as that of the
oscillator representation. In a previous paper we exhibited a certain family
of representations satisfying these conditions, obtained by cohomological
induction from the tensor product of a one-dimensional representation and an
oscillator representation. Our main theorem asserts that this family exhausts
the genuine omega-regular unitary dual of the metaplectic group.
Keywords:Metaplectic group, oscillator representation, bottom layer map, cohomological induction, Parthasarathy's Dirac Operator Inequality, pseudospherical principal series Category:22E46 |
16. CJM 2011 (vol 64 pp. 409)
Lifting Quasianalytic Mappings over Invariants Let $\rho \colon G \to \operatorname{GL}(V)$ be a rational finite dimensional complex representation of a reductive linear
algebraic group $G$, and let $\sigma_1,\dots,\sigma_n$ be a system of generators of the algebra of
invariant polynomials $\mathbb C[V]^G$.
We study the problem of lifting mappings $f\colon \mathbb R^q \supseteq U \to \sigma(V) \subseteq \mathbb C^n$
over the mapping of invariants
$\sigma=(\sigma_1,\dots,\sigma_n) \colon V \to \sigma(V)$. Note that $\sigma(V)$ can be identified with the categorical quotient $V /\!\!/ G$
and its points correspond bijectively to the closed orbits in $V$. We prove that if $f$ belongs to a quasianalytic subclass
$\mathcal C \subseteq C^\infty$ satisfying some mild closedness properties that guarantee resolution of singularities in
$\mathcal C$,
e.g., the real analytic class, then $f$ admits a lift of the
same class $\mathcal C$ after desingularization by local blow-ups and local power substitutions.
As a consequence we show that $f$ itself allows for a lift
that belongs to $\operatorname{SBV}_{\operatorname{loc}}$, i.e., special functions of bounded variation.
If $\rho$ is a real representation of a compact Lie group, we obtain stronger versions.
Keywords:lifting over invariants, reductive group representation, quasianalytic mappings, desingularization, bounded variation Categories:14L24, 14L30, 20G20, 22E45 |
17. CJM 2011 (vol 64 pp. 455)
On Cardinal Invariants and Generators for von Neumann Algebras We demonstrate how most common cardinal invariants associated with a von
Neumann algebra $\mathcal M$ can be computed from the decomposability number,
$\operatorname{dens}(\mathcal M)$, and the minimal cardinality of a generating
set, $\operatorname{gen}(\mathcal M)$.
Applications include the equivalence of the well-known generator
problem, ``Is every separably-acting von Neumann algebra
singly-generated?", with the formally stronger questions, ``Is every
countably-generated von Neumann algebra singly-generated?" and ``Is
the $\operatorname{gen}$ invariant monotone?" Modulo the generator problem, we
determine the range of the invariant $\bigl( \operatorname{gen}(\mathcal M),
\operatorname{dens}(\mathcal M) \bigr)$,
which is mostly governed by the inequality $\operatorname{dens}(\mathcal M) \leq
\mathfrak C^{\operatorname{gen}(\mathcal M)}$.
Keywords:von Neumann algebra, cardinal invariant, generator problem, decomposability number, representation density Category:46L10 |
18. CJM 2011 (vol 63 pp. 1107)
Genericity of Representations of p-Adic $Sp_{2n}$ and Local Langlands Parameters Let $G$ be the $F$-rational points of the symplectic group $Sp_{2n}$,
where $F$ is a non-Archimedean local field
of characteristic
$0$. Cogdell, Kim, Piatetski-Shapiro, and Shahidi
constructed local Langlands functorial lifting from irreducible
generic representations of $G$ to irreducible representations of
$GL_{2n+1}(F)$.
Jiang and Soudry constructed the descent map from irreducible
supercuspidal representations of $GL_{2n+1}(F)$ to those of $G$,
showing that the local Langlands functorial lifting from the
irreducible supercuspidal generic representations is surjective. In
this paper, based on above results, using the same descent method of
studying $SO_{2n+1}$ as Jiang and Soudry, we will show the rest
of local Langlands functorial lifting is also surjective, and for any
local Langlands parameter $\phi \in \Phi(G)$, we construct a
representation $\sigma$ such that $\phi$ and $\sigma$ have the same
twisted local factors. As one application, we prove the $G$-case of a
conjecture of
Gross-Prasad and Rallis, that is, a local Langlands parameter $\phi
\in \Phi(G)$ is generic, i.e., the representation attached to
$\phi$ is generic, if and only if the adjoint $L$-function of $\phi$
is holomorphic at $s=1$. As another application, we prove for each
Arthur parameter $\psi$, and the corresponding local Langlands
parameter
$\phi_{\psi}$, the representation attached to $\phi_{\psi}$
is generic if and only if $\phi_{\psi}$ is tempered.
Keywords:generic representations, local Langlands parameters Categories:22E50, 11S37 |
19. CJM 2011 (vol 63 pp. 616)
A Modular Quintic Calabi-Yau Threefold of Level 55 In this note we search the parameter space of Horrocks-Mumford quintic
threefolds and locate a Calabi-Yau threefold that is modular, in the
sense that the $L$-function of its middle-dimensional cohomology is
associated with a classical modular form of weight 4 and level 55.
Keywords: Calabi-Yau threefold, non-rigid Calabi-Yau threefold, two-dimensional Galois representation, modular variety, Horrocks-Mumford vector bundle Categories:14J15, 11F23, 14J32, 11G40 |
20. CJM 2009 (vol 62 pp. 439)
On Hankel Forms of Higher Weights: The Case of Hardy Spaces In this paper we study bilinear Hankel forms of higher weights on Hardy spaces in several dimensions. (The Schatten class Hankel forms of higher weights on weighted Bergman spaces have already been studied by Janson and Peetre for one dimension and by SundhÃ¤ll for several dimensions). We get a full characterization of Schatten class Hankel forms in terms of conditions for the symbols to be in certain Besov spaces. Also, the Hankel forms are bounded and compact if and only if the symbols satisfy certain Carleson measure criteria and vanishing Carleson measure criteria, respectively.
Keywords:Hankel forms, Schattenâvon Neumann classes, Bergman spaces, Hardy spaces, Besov spaces, transvectant, unitary representations, MÃ¶bius group Categories:32A25, 32A35, 32A37, 47B35 |
21. CJM 2009 (vol 62 pp. 34)
Branching Rules for Ramified Principal Series Representations of $\mathrm{GL}(3)$ over a $p$-adic Field |
Branching Rules for Ramified Principal Series Representations of $\mathrm{GL}(3)$ over a $p$-adic Field We decompose the restriction of ramified principal series
representations of the $p$-adic group $\mathrm{GL}(3,\mathrm{k})$ to its
maximal compact subgroup $K=\mathrm{GL}(3,R)$. Its decomposition is
dependent on the degree of ramification of the inducing characters and
can be characterized in terms of filtrations of the Iwahori subgroup
in $K$. We establish several irreducibility results and illustrate
the decomposition with some examples.
Keywords:principal series representations, branching rules, maximal compact subgroups, representations of $p$-adic groups Categories:20G25, 20G05 |
22. CJM 2008 (vol 60 pp. 1067)
On Types for Unramified $p$-Adic Unitary Groups Let $F$ be a non-archimedean local field of residue characteristic
neither 2 nor 3 equipped with a galois involution with fixed field
$F_0$, and let $G$ be a symplectic group over $F$ or an unramified
unitary group over $F_0$. Following the methods of Bushnell--Kutzko for
$\GL(N,F)$, we define an analogue of a simple type attached to a
certain skew simple stratum, and realize a type in $G$. In
particular, we obtain an irreducible supercuspidal representation of
$G$ like $\GL(N,F)$.
Keywords:$p$-adic unitary group, type, supercuspidal representation, Hecke algebra Categories:22E50, 22D99 |
23. CJM 2008 (vol 60 pp. 208)
Constructing Galois Representations with Very Large Image Starting with a 2-dimensional mod $p$ Galois representation, we
construct a deformation to a power series ring in infinitely many
variables over the $p$-adics. The image of this representation is full
in the sense that it contains $\SL_2$ of this power series
ring. Furthermore, all ${\mathbb Z}_p$ specializations of this
deformation are potentially semistable at $p$.
Keywords:Galois representation, deformation Category:11f80 |
24. CJM 2007 (vol 59 pp. 332)
Endomorphism Rings of Finite Global Dimension For a commutative local ring $R$, consider (noncommutative)
$R$-algebras $\Lambda$ of the form $\Lambda = \operatorname{End}_R(M)$
where $M$ is a reflexive $R$-module with nonzero free direct summand.
Such algebras $\Lambda$ of finite global dimension can be viewed as
potential substitutes for, or analogues of, a resolution of
singularities of $\operatorname{Spec} R$. For example, Van den Bergh
has shown that a three-dimensional Gorenstein normal
$\mathbb{C}$-algebra with isolated terminal singularities has a
crepant resolution of singularities if and only if it has such an
algebra $\Lambda$ with finite global dimension and which is maximal
Cohen--Macaulay over $R$ (a ``noncommutative crepant resolution of
singularities''). We produce algebras
$\Lambda=\operatorname{End}_R(M)$ having finite global dimension in
two contexts: when $R$ is a reduced one-dimensional complete local
ring, or when $R$ is a Cohen--Macaulay local ring of finite
Cohen--Macaulay type. If in the latter case $R$ is Gorenstein, then
the construction gives a noncommutative crepant resolution of
singularities in the sense of Van den Bergh.
Keywords:representation dimension, noncommutative crepant resolution, maximal Cohen--Macaulay modules Categories:16G50, 16G60, 16E99 |
25. CJM 2006 (vol 58 pp. 23)
Constructing Representations of Finite Simple Groups and Covers Let $G$ be a finite group and $\chi$ be an irreducible character of $G$. An efficient
and simple method to construct representations of finite groups is applicable
whenever $G$ has a subgroup $H$ such that $\chi_H$
has a linear constituent with multiplicity $1$.
In this paper we show (with a few exceptions) that if $G$
is a simple group or a covering group of a simple group and
$\chi$ is an irreducible character of $G$ of degree less than 32,
then there exists a subgroup $H$ (often a Sylow subgroup) of $G$
such that $\chi_H$ has a linear constituent with multiplicity $1$.
Keywords:group representations, simple groups, central covers, irreducible representations Categories:20C40, 20C15 |