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Torsion Endotrivial Modules

  • Nadia MazzaEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Mathematics book series (BRIEFSMATH)

Abstract

We discuss the tedious problem of finding all (indecomposable) trivial source endotrivial modules for a finite group. The Green correspondence does not suffice in general and several ingenious methods have been devised to answer this question: using ordinary character theory, methods derived from algebraic geometry, and methods using homotopy theory. We present each of these and give a few examples of their successful applications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsLancaster UniversityLancasterUK

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