Orthogonal Polynomials and Chevalley Groups

  • Dennis Stanton
Part of the Mathematics and Its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 18)


This paper is a survey of recent work on orthogonal polynomials and Chevalley groups. The orthogonal polynomials we emphasize are those given by basic hypergeometric series, or q-series. The group theoretic significance of these polynomials is that they are the spherical functions for Chevalley groups over the finite field GF(q).


Finite Group Orthogonal Polynomial Weyl Group Spherical Function Association Scheme 
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