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This booklet discusses personality idea and its functions to finite teams. The paintings areas the topic in the succeed in of individuals with a comparatively modest mathematical historical past. the mandatory heritage exceeds the normal algebra direction with recognize basically to finite teams. beginning with easy notions and theorems in personality conception, the authors current numerous effects at the homes of complex-valued characters and purposes to finite teams. the most issues are levels and kernels of irreducible characters, the category quantity and the variety of nonlinear irreducible characters, values of irreducible characters, characterizations and generalizations of Frobenius teams, and generalizations and purposes of monomial teams. The presentation is specific, and plenty of proofs of recognized effects are new. lots of the ends up in the publication are provided in monograph shape for the 1st time. a variety of routines provide more information at the subject matters and support readers to appreciate the most suggestions and effects.

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Then G is a p-group and G' ~ Z(G). Therefore, IG'I = p. Let IGI = pn, IZ{ G) I = pz, and let k be the class number of G. 8) and k = pz + Pn - Pz = pz + pn-l - pz-l =I Irr{G)I = IG: G'I +I Irr1{G)I. p Therefore, IIrr1(G)I = pz - pz-l and IGI = Pn = IG: G'I + m 2 1Irr1{G)I = pn-l + m 2 (pz - pz- 1). Hence m 2 = pn-z = IG: Z{G)I. {b) Assume that G is not nilpotent. Then G' f:. l{a)), so that G = AG' for a maximal subgroup A of G. Obviously, A is abelian and Ca(A) =A, Aa = n~eaAx = {1} {since G' is the only minimal normal subgroup of G).

Since p divides IRI, we have obtained a contradiction. D EXERCISE 23. Let 1 E N ~ N, N° the set of the divisors of elements of N, YN = {x E Irr{G) Ix{l) 2 is the minimal prime divisor of IGI, then G contains an abelian normal subgroup A such that G /A is an elementary abelian p-group.

Let x E X(m). If >. (1) (Clifford and Lemma 36(a)); therefore,>. is linear by (a). Hence N' $ kerx. 7, x(l) divides m. Thus X(m) = {x E Irr1(G) Ix(l) divides m}. 7, and so r E X(m), proving (b). Let¢ E Irr1(N). Take x E Irr(¢0 ). Then x E X(p) by (b) and (x(l),m) = 1. Therefore, XN E Irr(N) (Clifford). Thus, XN = ¢. D IV Conjecture. Disconnected S-groups are solvable. For a disconnected S-group G, define 7r = LJ;~eX(m) 7r(X(l)) and R = Q1r(G); then G/ R is a 'Tr-group and 7r ~ 7r(m) (Lemma 37).

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