Sectional rank and cohomology

Robert M. Guralnick, Pham Huu Tiep

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Donovan's conjecture implies a bound on the dimensions of cohomology groups in terms of the size of a Sylow p-subgroup and we give a proof of a stronger bound (in terms of sectional p-rank) for dim⁡H1(G,V). We also prove a reduction theorem for higher cohomology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Algebra
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Group cohomology
  • Sectional rank

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory


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