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Uniformity in representation theory

Connections for Women: Model Theory and Its Interactions with Number Theory and Arithmetic Geometry February 10, 2014 - February 11, 2014

February 11, 2014 (10:30 AM PST - 11:15 AM PST)
Speaker(s): Nir Avni (Northwestern University)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
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Abstract

Fix an integer n and prime number p>>n. The compact groups

SL_n(Z_p) and SL_n(F_p[[t]]) are non-isomorphic, but, conjecturally, have isomorphic group algebra. I will talk about partial results related to this conjecture, and other connections between the representation theories of groups of the form G(O), where G is a fixed simple algebraic group, and O ranges over the collection of rings of integers of all local fields.

 

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