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Computing with conjugacy classes in classical groups

Presented by: 
Martin Liebeck
Date: 
Friday 31st January 2020 - 14:45 to 15:35
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 
I will discuss some theory and algorithms for performing the following tasks with unipotent elements of finite classical groups:
(1) writing down conjugacy class representatives
(2) computing centralizers
(3) solving the conjugacy problem, and finding conjugating elements.
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University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
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