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26. CMB 2011 (vol 55 pp. 390)
Automorphisms of Iterated Wreath Product $p$-Groups We determine the order of
the automorphism group
$\operatorname{Aut}(W)$ for each member
$W$ of an important family
of finite $p$-groups that
may be constructed as
iterated regular wreath
products of cyclic groups.
We use a method based on
representation theory.
Categories:20D45, 20D15, 20E22 |
27. CMB 2011 (vol 55 pp. 98)
Similarity and Coincidence Isometries for Modules The groups of (linear) similarity and coincidence isometries of
certain modules $\varGamma$ in $d$-dimensional Euclidean space, which
naturally occur in quasicrystallography, are considered. It is shown
that the structure of the factor group of similarity modulo
coincidence isometries is the direct sum of cyclic groups of prime
power orders that divide $d$. In particular, if the dimension $d$ is a
prime number $p$, the factor group is an elementary abelian
$p$-group. This generalizes previous results obtained for lattices to
situations relevant in quasicrystallography.
Categories:20H15, 82D25, 52C23 |
28. CMB 2011 (vol 54 pp. 663)
Admissible Sequences for Twisted Involutions in Weyl Groups
Let $W$ be a Weyl group, $\Sigma$ a set of simple reflections in $W$
related to a basis $\Delta$ for the root system $\Phi$ associated with
$W$ and $\theta$ an involution such that $\theta(\Delta) = \Delta$. We
show that the set of $\theta$-twisted involutions in $W$,
$\mathcal{I}_{\theta} = \{w\in W \mid \theta(w) = w^{-1}\}$ is in one
to one correspondence with the set of regular involutions
$\mathcal{I}_{\operatorname{Id}}$. The elements of $\mathcal{I}_{\theta}$ are
characterized by sequences in $\Sigma$ which induce an ordering called
the Richardson-Springer Poset. In particular, for $\Phi$ irreducible,
the ascending Richardson-Springer Poset of $\mathcal{I}_{\theta}$,
for nontrivial $\theta$ is identical to the descending
Richardson-Springer Poset of $\mathcal{I}_{\operatorname{Id}}$.
Categories:20G15, 20G20, 22E15, 22E46, 43A85 |
29. CMB 2011 (vol 55 pp. 38)
Endomorphisms of Two Dimensional Jacobians and Related Finite Algebras
Zarhin proves that if $C$ is the curve $y^2=f(x)$ where
$\textrm{Gal}_{\mathbb{Q}}(f(x))=S_n$ or $A_n$, then
${\textrm{End}}_{\overline{\mathbb{Q}}}(J)=\mathbb{Z}$. In seeking to examine his
result in the genus $g=2$ case supposing other Galois groups, we
calculate
$\textrm{End}_{\overline{\mathbb{Q}}}(J)\otimes_{\mathbb{Z}} \mathbb{F}_2$
for a genus $2$ curve where $f(x)$ is irreducible.
In particular, we show that unless the Galois group is $S_5$ or
$A_5$, the Galois group does not determine ${\textrm{End}}_{\overline{\mathbb{Q}}}(J)$.
Categories:11G10, 20C20 |
30. CMB 2011 (vol 55 pp. 188)
Yet Another Solution to the Burnside Problem for Matrix Semigroups We use the kernel category to give a finiteness condition for semigroups. As a consequence we provide yet another proof that finitely generated periodic semigroups of matrices are finite.
Keywords:Burnside problem, kernel category Categories:20M30, 20M32 |
31. CMB 2011 (vol 54 pp. 487)
Some Properties Associated with Adequate Transversals In this paper, another relationship between the quasi-ideal adequate transversals
of an abundant semigroup is given. We introduce the concept of a weakly multiplicative
adequate transversal and the classic result that an adequate transversal is multiplicative
if and only if it is weakly multiplicative and a quasi-ideal is obtained.
Also, we give two equivalent conditions for an adequate transversal to be weakly
multiplicative. We then consider the case when $I$ and $\Lambda$ (defined below) are
bands. This is analogous to the inverse transversal if the regularity condition is adjoined.
Keywords:abundant semigroup, adequate transversal, Green's $*$-relations, quasi-ideal Category:20M10 |
32. CMB 2011 (vol 54 pp. 255)
On an Identity due to Bump and Diaconis, and Tracy and Widom
A classical question for a Toeplitz matrix with given symbol is how to
compute asymptotics for the determinants of its reductions to finite
rank. One can also consider how those asymptotics are affected when
shifting an initial set of rows and columns (or, equivalently,
asymptotics of their minors). Bump and Diaconis
obtained a formula for such shifts involving Laguerre polynomials and
sums over symmetric groups. They also showed how the Heine identity
extends for such minors, which makes this question relevant to Random
Matrix Theory. Independently, Tracy and Widom
used the Wiener-Hopf factorization to
express those shifts in terms of products of infinite matrices. We
show directly why those two expressions are equal and uncover some
structure in both formulas that was unknown to their authors. We
introduce a mysterious differential operator on symmetric functions
that is very similar to vertex operators. We show that the
Bump-Diaconis-Tracy-Widom identity is a differentiated version of the
classical Jacobi-Trudi identity.
Keywords:Toeplitz matrices, Jacobi-Trudi identity, SzegÅ limit theorem, Heine identity, Wiener-Hopf factorization Categories:47B35, 05E05, 20G05 |
33. CMB 2011 (vol 54 pp. 297)
Lie Powers and Pseudo-Idempotents
We give a new factorisation of the classical Dynkin operator,
an element of the integral group ring of the symmetric group that
facilitates projections of tensor powers onto Lie powers.
As an application we show that the iterated Lie power $L_2(L_n)$ is
a module direct summand of the Lie power $L_{2n}$ whenever the
characteristic of the ground field does not divide $n$. An explicit
projection of the latter onto the former is exhibited in this case.
Categories:17B01, 20C30 |
34. CMB 2010 (vol 54 pp. 237)
The Structure of the Unit Group of the Group Algebra ${\mathbb{F}}_{2^k}D_{8}$
Let $RG$ denote the group ring of the group $G$ over
the ring $R$. Using an isomorphism between $RG$ and a
certain ring of $n \times n$ matrices in conjunction with other
techniques, the structure of the unit group of the group algebra
of the dihedral group of order $8$ over any
finite field of chracteristic $2$ is determined in
terms of split extensions of cyclic groups.
Categories:16U60, 16S34, 20C05, 15A33 |
35. CMB 2010 (vol 54 pp. 3)
Extensions of Positive Definite Functions on Amenable Groups
Let $S$ be a subset of an amenable group $G$ such that $e\in S$ and
$S^{-1}=S$. The main result of this paper states that if the Cayley
graph of $G$ with respect to $S$ has a certain combinatorial property,
then every positive definite operator-valued function on $S$ can be
extended to a positive definite function on $G$. Several known
extension results are obtained as corollaries. New applications are
also presented.
Categories:43A35, 47A57, 20E05 |
36. CMB 2010 (vol 54 pp. 39)
Elements in a Numerical Semigroup with Factorizations of the Same Length
Questions concerning the lengths of factorizations into irreducible
elements in numerical monoids
have gained much attention in the recent literature. In this note,
we show that a numerical monoid has an element with two different
irreducible factorizations of the same length if and only if its
embedding dimension is greater than
two. We find formulas in embedding dimension three for the smallest
element with two different irreducible factorizations of the same
length and the largest element whose different irreducible
factorizations all have distinct lengths. We show that these
formulas do not naturally extend to higher embedding
dimensions.
Keywords:numerical monoid, numerical semigroup, non-unique factorization Categories:20M14, 20D60, 11B75 |
37. CMB 2010 (vol 53 pp. 706)
Non-Right-Orderable 3-Manifold Groups
We exhibit infinitely many hyperbolic $3$-manifold
groups that are not right-orderable.
Categories:20F60, 57M05, 57M50 |
38. CMB 2010 (vol 53 pp. 629)
Asymptotic Dimension of Proper CAT(0) Spaces that are Homeomorphic to the Plane In this paper, we investigate
a proper CAT(0) space $(X,d)$
that is homeomorphic to $\mathbb R^2$ and
we show that the asymptotic dimension $\operatorname{asdim} (X,d)$ is
equal to $2$.
Keywords:asymptotic dimension, CAT(0) space, plane Categories:20F69, 54F45, 20F65 |
39. CMB 2010 (vol 53 pp. 602)
Notes on Diagonal Coinvariants of the Dihedral Group
The bigraded Hilbert function and the minimal free resolutions for the
diagonal coinvariants of the dihedral groups are exhibited, as well as for
all their bigraded invariant Gorenstein quotients.
Categories:13D02, 20C33, 20F55 |
40. CMB 2009 (vol 52 pp. 598)
Numerical Semigroups That Are Not Intersections of $d$-Squashed Semigroups We say that a numerical semigroup is \emph{$d$-squashed} if it can
be written in the form
$$ S=\frac 1 N \langle a_1,\dots,a_d \rangle \cap \mathbb{Z}$$
for $N,a_1,\dots,a_d$ positive integers with
$\gcd(a_1,\dots, a_d)=1$.
Rosales and Urbano have shown that a numerical semigroup is
2-squashed if and only if it is proportionally modular.
Recent works by Rosales \emph{et al.} give a concrete example of a
numerical semigroup that cannot be written as an intersection of
$2$-squashed semigroups. We will show the existence of infinitely
many numerical semigroups that cannot be written as an
intersection of $2$-squashed semigroups. We also will prove the
same result for $3$-squashed semigroups. We conjecture that there
are numerical semigroups that cannot be written as the
intersection of $d$-squashed semigroups for any fixed $d$, and we
prove some partial results towards this conjecture.
Keywords:numerical semigroup, squashed semigroup, proportionally modular semigroup Categories:20M14, 06F05, 46L80 |
41. CMB 2009 (vol 52 pp. 435)
Modular Reduction in Abstract Polytopes The paper studies modular reduction techniques for abstract regular
and chiral polytopes, with two purposes in mind:\ first, to survey the
literature about modular reduction in polytopes; and second, to apply
modular reduction, with moduli given by primes in $\mathbb{Z}[\tau]$
(with $\tau$ the golden ratio), to construct new regular $4$-polytopes
of hyperbolic types $\{3,5,3\}$ and $\{5,3,5\}$ with automorphism
groups given by finite orthogonal groups.
Keywords:abstract polytopes, regular and chiral, Coxeter groups, modular reduction Categories:51M20, 20F55 |
42. CMB 2009 (vol 52 pp. 273)
Amalgamations of Categories We consider the pushout of embedding functors in $\Cat$, the
category of small categories.
We show that if the embedding functors satisfy a 3-for-2
property, then the induced functors to the pushout category are
also embeddings. The result follows from the connectedness of
certain associated slice categories. The condition is motivated
by a similar result for maps of semigroups. We show that our
theorem can be applied to groupoids and to inclusions of full
subcategories. We also give an example to show that the theorem
does not hold when the
property only holds for one of the inclusion functors, or when it
is weakened to a one-sided condition.
Keywords:category, pushout, amalgamation Categories:18A30, 18B40, 20L17 |
43. CMB 2009 (vol 52 pp. 245)
Involutions of RA Loops Let $L$ be an RA loop, that is, a loop whose loop ring
over any coefficient ring $R$
is an alternative, but not associative, ring. Let
$\ell\mapsto\ell^\theta$ denote an involution on $L$ and extend
it linearly to the loop ring $RL$. An element $\alpha\in RL$ is
\emph{symmetric} if $\alpha^\theta=\alpha$ and \emph{skew-symmetric}
if $\alpha^\theta=-\alpha$. In this paper, we show that
there exists an involution making
the symmetric elements of $RL$ commute if and only if
the characteristic of $R$ is $2$ or $\theta$ is the
canonical involution on $L$,
and an involution making the skew-symmetric elements of $RL$
commute if and only if
the characteristic of $R$ is $2$ or $4$.
Categories:20N05, 17D05 |
44. CMB 2009 (vol 52 pp. 9)
On the Spectrum of an $n!\times n!$ Matrix Originating from Statistical Mechanics Let $R_n(\alpha)$ be the $n!\times n!$ matrix whose matrix elements
$[R_n(\alpha)]_{\sigma\rho}$, with $\sigma$ and $\rho$ in the
symmetric group $\sn$, are $\alpha^{\ell(\sigma\rho^{-1})}$ with
$0<\alpha<1$, where $\ell(\pi)$ denotes the number of cycles in $\pi\in
\sn$. We give the spectrum of $R_n$ and show that the ratio of the
largest eigenvalue $\lambda_0$ to the second largest one (in absolute
value) increases as a positive power of $n$ as $n\rightarrow \infty$.
Keywords:symmetric group, representation theory, eigenvalue, statistical physics Categories:20B30, 20C30, 15A18, 82B20, 82B28 |
45. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 584)
On Tensor Products of Polynomial Representations We determine the necessary and sufficient combinatorial
conditions for which the tensor product of two irreducible polynomial
representations of $\GL(n,\mathbb{C})$ is isomorphic to another.
As a consequence we discover families of Littlewood--Richardson
coefficients that are non-zero, and a condition on Schur non-negativity.
Keywords:polynomial representation, symmetric function, Littlewood--Richardson coefficient, Schur non-negative Categories:05E05, 05E10, 20C30 |
46. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 114)
Zero Cycles on a Twisted Cayley Plane Let $k$ be a field of characteristic not $2,3$.
Let $G$ be an exceptional simple algebraic group over $k$
of type $\F$, $^1{\E_6}$ or $\E_7$ with trivial Tits algebras.
Let $X$ be a projective $G$-homogeneous variety.
If $G$ is of type $\E_7$, we assume in addition
that the respective
parabolic subgroup is of type $P_7$.
The main result of the paper says that
the degree map on the group of zero cycles of $X$
is injective.
Categories:20G15, 14C15 |
47. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 134)
Numerical Semigroups Having a Toms Decomposition We show that the class of system proportionally modular numerical semigroups
coincides with the class of numerical semigroups having a Toms
decomposition.
Categories:20M14, 11D75 |
48. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 81)
Homotopy Formulas for Cyclic Groups Acting on Rings The positive cohomology groups of a finite group acting on a ring
vanish when the ring has a norm one element. In this note we give
explicit homotopies on the level of cochains when the group is cyclic,
which allows us to express any cocycle of a cyclic group
as the coboundary of an explicit cochain.
The formulas in this note are closely related to the effective problems considered in previous joint work
with Eli Aljadeff.
Keywords:group cohomology, norm map, cyclic group, homotopy Categories:20J06, 20K01, 16W22, 18G35 |
49. CMB 2007 (vol 50 pp. 535)
Generalized Descent Algebras If $A$ is a subset of the set of reflections of a finite Coxeter
group $W$, we define a sub-$\ZM$-module $\DC_A(W)$ of the group
algebra $\ZM W$. We discuss cases where this submodule is a
subalgebra. This family of subalgebras includes strictly the
Solomon descent algebra, the group algebra and, if $W$ is of type
$B$, the Mantaci--Reutenauer algebra.
Keywords:Coxeter group, Solomon descent algebra, descent set Categories:20F55, 05E15 |
50. CMB 2007 (vol 50 pp. 632)
Transformations and Colorings of Groups Let $G$ be a compact topological group and let $f\colon G\to G$ be a
continuous transformation of $G$. Define $f^*\colon G\to G$ by
$f^*(x)=f(x^{-1})x$ and let $\mu=\mu_G$ be Haar measure on $G$. Assume
that $H=\Imag f^*$ is a subgroup of $G$ and for every
measurable $C\subseteq H$,
$\mu_G((f^*)^{-1}(C))=\mu_H(C)$. Then for every measurable
$C\subseteq G$, there exist $S\subseteq C$ and $g\in G$ such that
$f(Sg^{-1})\subseteq Cg^{-1}$ and $\mu(S)\ge(\mu(C))^2$.
Keywords:compact topological group, continuous transformation, endomorphism, Ramsey theoryinversion, Categories:05D10, 20D60, 22A10 |