Nikolaus Conference 2022

Speaker: Gunter Malle (Kaiserslautern)

Title: On a Lower Bound for the Number of Brauer Characters


We report on joint work with G. Navarro and P. Tiep showing that the number of conjugacy classes of a finite group consisting of elements of odd order is larger than or equal to that number for the normaliser of a Sylow 2-subgroup. This was predicted by the Alperin Weight Conjecture.

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