Induced Representations

  • Ambar N. Sengupta


A representation of a group G produces, by restriction, a representation of any subgroup H. Remarkably, there is a procedure that runs in the opposite direction, producing a representation of G from a representation of H. This method, introduced by Frobenius [33], is called induction, and is a powerful technique for constructing and analyzing the structure of representations.


Irreducible Representation Finite Group Commutative Ring Number Field Left Coset 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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