By Laszlo Fuchs, Rudiger Gobel, Phillip Schultz

The conventional biennial overseas convention of abelian staff theorists was once held in August, 1987 on the college of Western Australia in Perth. With a few forty individuals from 5 continents, the convention yielded a number of papers indicating the fit nation of the sphere and displaying the major advances made in lots of components because the final such convention in Oberwolfach in 1985. This quantity brings jointly the papers awarded on the Perth convention, including a few others submitted via these not able to wait.

The first part of the ebook is worried with the constitution of $p$-groups. It starts with a survey on H. Ulm's contributions to abelian team idea and comparable parts and likewise describes the brilliant interplay among set idea and the constitution of abelian $p$-groups. one other crew of papers makes a speciality of automorphism teams and the endomorphism jewelry of abelian teams. The booklet additionally examines numerous elements of torsion-free teams, together with the speculation in their constitution and torsion-free teams with many automorphisms. After one paper on combined teams, the quantity closes with a gaggle of papers facing homes of modules which generalize corresponding homes of abelian teams

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I. (1966). I0. J-P. Serre, Alg@bres de Lie semi-simples complexes, N e w Y o r k (1966). II. R. Steinberg, Representations of algebraic groups, N a g o y a M. J. 22 (1963), 33-56. 12. , Lectures on Chevalley groups, Notes by J. Faulkner and R. Wilson, Yale University (1967). 13. J. Tits, Algebraic and abstract simple groups , Annals of Math. (2) 80 (1964), 313-329. 55 Benjamin, B. MODULAR REPRESENTATIONS OF FINITE WITH S P L I T (B, N ) - P A I R S C. W. GROUPS Curtis Introduction T h e purpose of this part is to give an account of the results of Richen [9] and the author [5] on the irreducible m o d u l a r representations of finite groups with split (B, N)-pairs.