COOKIES: By using this website you agree that we can place Google Analytics Cookies on your device for performance monitoring. |

University of Cambridge > Talks.cam > Junior Algebra/Logic/Number Theory seminar > Generation problems in Wilson type groups

## Generation problems in Wilson type groupsAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Matteo Vannacci, Royal Holloway
- Friday 07 March 2014, 15:00-16:00
- CMS, MR5.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Julian Brough. Just infinite groups are a generalisation of finite simple groups in the case of profinite groups and natural examples of just infinite groups have been widely studied in the past. â€‹Wilson type groups were first introduced as an example of hereditarily just infinite groups which are not virtually pro-p. In the first part of the talk I will give some motivation of the importance of this family and I will show the construction of Wilson type groups via iterated exponentiation of finite non-abelian simple groups. In the second part I will address two generation problems: find explicit generators and determine the lower rank of Wilson type groups. This talk is part of the Junior Algebra/Logic/Number Theory seminar series. ## This talk is included in these lists:- All CMS events
- All Talks (aka the CURE list)
- CMS Events
- CMS, MR5
- DPMMS Lists
- DPMMS Pure Maths Seminar
- DPMMS info aggregator
- DPMMS lists
- Interested Talks
- Junior Algebra/Logic/Number Theory seminar
- School of Physical Sciences
- bld31
- ndb35's list
Note that ex-directory lists are not shown. |
## Other listsHealth Economics @ Cambridge Danby Society Techfugees Cambridge## Other talksLocomotion in extinct giant kangaroos? Hopping for resolution. Trees as keys, ladders, maps: a revisionist history of early systematic trees Polynomial approximation of high-dimensional functions on irregular domains Action Stations! Localization and chiral splitting in scattering amplitudes Using vision to understand dementia in Parkinsonâ€™s disease |