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On a strong form of Oliver’s p-group conjecture.

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Journal publication date15/09/2011
JournalJournal of Algebra
Journal number1
Volume342
Number of pages16
Pages1-15
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

We introduce a stronger and more tractable form of Olivers p-group conjecture, and derive a reformulation in terms of the modular representation theory of a quotient group. The Sylow p-subgroups of the symmetric group Sn and of the general linear group satisfy both the strong conjecture and its reformulation.