Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 179, Issue 1, pp 381–402

A Gelfand model for wreath products


    • Department of MathematicsBar-Ilan University
  • Alexander Postnikov
    • Department of Applied MathematicsMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Yuval Roichman
    • Department of MathematicsBar-Ilan University

DOI: 10.1007/s11856-010-0086-x

Cite this article as:
Adin, R.M., Postnikov, A. & Roichman, Y. Isr. J. Math. (2010) 179: 381. doi:10.1007/s11856-010-0086-x


A Gelafand model for wreath products ℤrSn is constructed. The proof relies on a combinatorial interpretation of the characters of the model, extending a classical result of Frobenius and Schur.

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