My question is relative to a geometric interpretation of the $BN$-pairs that arise in Tits' theory of buildings. Here is a definition that comes from an article by G. Stroth (Nonspherical spheres). ...
Where can I find a high-level overview of Adyan’s original proof of the existence of finitely generated infinite groups with finite exponent? Additionally: If possible, would an expert ...
For a group $G$, is there an interpretation of $\mathbb C[G]$ as functions over some noncommutative space? If so, what does this space "look like"? What are its properties? How are they related to ...
Somehow this question made me think of instances of small exceptions in general, and I remembered the statement I heard once that $S_5,A_6,S_6,A_7,A_8,S_8$ are the only instances of ...
In particular, I'm just curious whether there's a version of the Sylow theorems (which are very combinatorially-flavored) which allows horizontal and/or vertical categorification? Or at least can be ...