Integer group determinants for small groups

  • Christopher PinnerEmail author
  • Christopher Smyth


For every group of order at most 14 we determine the values taken by its group determinant when its variables are integers.


Lind–Lehmer constant Mahler measure Group determinant Dihedral group Dicyclic group Circulant determinant 

Mathematics Subject Classification

Primary 11R06 15B36 Secondary 11B83 11C08 11C20 11G50 11R09 11T22 43A40 



We are very grateful to the reviewer for reading the manuscript so carefully, and for suggesting numerous minor improvements. The second author also thanks the University of Edinburgh for the invitation to visit and the Edinburgh Mathematical Society for its financial support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsKansas State UniversityManhattanUSA
  2. 2.School of Mathematics and Maxwell Institute for Mathematical SciencesUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUK

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