Normalized characters of finite groups

Special Guest Lecture
Event time: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 10:15am
Pham Tiep
Speaker affiliation: 
Rutgers University
Event description: 

Abstract:  What are normalized characters (aka character ratios) of finite groups good for?

We first discuss some applications, assuming good upper bounds on normalized charactersof simple groups. Then we will describe recent results that produce such character bounds.