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Frobenius groups

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A Frobenius group is a transitive permutation group in which only the identity fixes two points. Finite Frobenius groups have a remarkable property: the elements that fix no points together with the identity form a normal subgroup. I will explain the proof of this classical result, which, I believe, is a convincing illustration of the power of character theory. If time allows, I will go on discuss deeper structural properties of these groups.

This talk is part of the Junior Algebra and Number Theory seminar series.

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