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Stable pseudofinite groups

Tuesday 1st February 2005 - 11:00 to 12:00
INI Seminar Room 1

I will discuss recent work with Katrin Tent, in which it is shown that any stable pseudofinite group is soluble-by-finite. The `Mekler Construction' gives stable pseudofinite groups which are not abelian-by-finite. We do not know whether every stable pseudofinite group is nilpotent-by-finite.

University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
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