Israel Journal of Mathematics

, Volume 82, Issue 1–3, pp 405–427

Braid group action via GLn(q) and Un(q), and Galois realizations

  • Helmut Völklein


We determine the braid group action on generating systems of a group that is the semi-direct product of a finite vector space with a group of scalars. This leads to Galois realizations of certain groups GLn(q) and PUn(q).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helmut Völklein
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Universität ErlangenGermany

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