Brauer relations

Speaker: Dr. Luca Caputo (UCD)

Time: 3:00PM

Date: Wed 14th October 2009

Location: Mathematical Sciences Seminar Room

Classically, Brauer relations are relations between class numbers, regulators and order of groups of roots of unity of subextensions of a given finite Galois extension of number fields. Those relations fit in fact in a broader context, that of relations between permutation representations. I will introduce the basic elements of this theory, giving concrete examples and applications.

(This talk is part of the K-Theory, Quadratic Forms and Number Theory series.)