Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 59, Issue 2, pp 234–240 | Cite as

The conjugacy character ofS n tends to be regular

  • Ron M. Adin
  • Avital Frumkin


Consider the regular and the conjugacy characters ofS n as vectors in Euclidean space, with the standard inner product. Asn grows, the angle between them tends to zero and the ratio of their lengths tends to one. The two characters have therefore asymptotically similar decompositions into irreducible components.


Asymptotic Expansion Finite Group Conjugacy Class Class Function Irreducible Component 


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© Hebrew University 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ron M. Adin
    • 1
  • Avital Frumkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsThe Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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