Normalized characters of finite groups

Seminar: 
Special Guest Lecture
Event time: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 10:15am
Speaker: 
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.