Representations of the alternating group which are irreducible over subgroups, II

Alexander Kleshchev, Peter Sin, Pham Huu Tiep

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We prove that non-trivial representations of the alternating group An are reducible over a primitive proper subgroup which is isomorphic to some alternating group Am. A similar result is established for finite simple classical groups embedded in An via their standard rank 3 permutation representations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1383-1423
Number of pages41
JournalAmerican Journal of Mathematics
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2016


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