Amitsur Algebra: Katrin Tent, "Sharply 2- and 3-transitive groups"

The existence of sharply 2-transitive groups without regular normal subgroup was a longstanding open problem. Recently constructions have been given, at least in certain characteristics. We will survey the current state of the art and explain some constructions and their limitations. (joint work with E. Rips)

Date: 

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 12:00 to 13:00

Location: 

Manchester 209