# Questions tagged [rt.representation-theory]

Linear representations of algebras and groups, Lie theory, associative algebras, multilinear algebra.

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### Question on two types of Frobenius theorem in $p$-adic groups

Let $G$ be a $p$-adic classical group and let $P_0$ be a minimal parabolic subgroup of $G$. Let $P=MN$ be a
standard parabolic subgroup containing $P_0$. Let $\text{Ind}$ and $ |_M$ be the normalized ...

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### Matrix of the minimal projective presentation of a $\tau$-rigid module

Let $A$ be a finite dimensional algebra over an algebraically closed field $\mathbb{K}$ of characteristics zero. Suppose $A$ is given by the bound quiver $(Q,I)$. We will use $P_l$ to denote the ...

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### Isomorphisms $S^d(S^m(V)^*) \cong \Lambda^d(S^{m+d-1}(V)^*)$

$\DeclareMathOperator\SL{SL}$Let $K$ be an algebraically closed field. Let $V$ be a 2-dimensional vector space over $K$. The group $G=\SL_2(K)$ acts naturally on $V$ by left-multiplication on column ...

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### How to multiply dots with Young idempotents in the degenerate affine Hecke algebra (type A)

Let $\widehat{\cal H}_n$ be the type A degenerate affine Hecke algebra on $n$ strands, and let $x_1,\cdots,x_n$ be the dots. Inside of this algebra lies the algebra $\mathbb C S_n$, and the Young ...

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### Interpretation of the algebra of natural endomorphisms of the fiber functor of $\operatorname{Rep}(G)$

Let $G$ be a connected algebraic group over an algebraically closed field $k$ of characteristic zero (I'm mostly interested in the case of a reductive group).
By the Tannakian formalism, $G(k)$ can be ...

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### Have analytic continuations of holomorphic discrete series representations a formal dimension?

Let $G$ be a connected real semisimple Lie group, for example, $SU(p,q)$. I am interested in unitarizable highest weight representations for $G$. If $K$ denotes a maximal compact subgroup of $G$ and $\...

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### Characters with all higher exterior powers irreducible

Let $G$ be a finite group and we take for the field the complex numbers.
Call an irreducible character $\xi$ with degree $m$ of $G$ perfect, if all exterior powers $\bigwedge\nolimits^k \xi$ are ...

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### Irreducible representation of $\mathrm{GL}(2,\mathbb{R})$ that is not admissible

It is a basic theorem of Harish-Chandra that an irreducible unitary representation $\pi$ of a reductive group $G$ over $\mathbb{R}$ on a Hilbert space is admissible, meaning that every irreducible ...

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### An interesting identity involving skew-Schur functions

Denote $\rho=(-\frac12,-\frac32,-\frac52,\dots)$. I was reading this interesting paper, where in particular, the authors claim that one can get the expression in (2.9)
\begin{align*}
\prod_{k\geq1}(1+...

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### Connection between certain finite groups and Frobenius algebras

This question is maybe not so precise yet, but contains some ideas that maybe just search for the right definition.
Let $G=F/U$ be a finite group with presentation $F/U$ (here the presentation really ...

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### What is wrong with these solutions? Yang-Mills problem in R4? [closed]

My question would be what is wrong with these solutions of the Yang-Mills problem?
https://arxiv.org/pdf/2203.14279.pdf
https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1134/S1061920820010033.pdf
https://www....

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### Quiver and relations for a monoid related to Catalan numbers

Let $C_n$ be the monoid consisting of monotone maps $\{1,...,n\} \rightarrow \{1,...,n\}$ with $f(i) \leq i$ for all $i$.
The cardinality of $C_n$ is given by the Catalan numbers.
Consider $A_n= \...

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### $K_0$-basis modules with a unique extension related to parking functions

Let $B=B_n$ be the quiver algebra of type $A_n$ (with some orietnation) with $n$ points.
A $B$-module $M$ is a basis of the Grothendieck group $K_0$ if $M$ has $n$ indecomposable direct summands and ...

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### Does the reproducing property of the unitary group Poisson kernel require a multiple of the identity?

The Poisson kernel of the unitary group is
$$ P(Z,U)=\frac{\det(1-ZZ^\dagger)^N}{\det(1-ZU^\dagger)^N\det(1-UZ^\dagger)^N}.$$
It has a reproducing property, $\int dU P(Z,U)f(U)=f(Z)$, where $dU$ is ...

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### Decomposing an endomorphism as a tensor product

$\DeclareMathOperator\End{End}$Let $f$ be an endomorphism of the finite-dimensional vector space $V$, over the field $K$. The question of whether $f$ is decomposable, that is, whether $V$ can be ...

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### The number of irreducible characters of simple groups of Lie type

Let $S$ be a simple group of Lie type defining over $\mathbb{F}_q$ where $q$ is a power of a prime $p$ and let $\sigma$ a nontrivial field automorphism of $S$.
Set $\mathrm{C}_{S}(\sigma)$ the ...

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### Conjectures in the representation theory of the symmetric group

Question: What are current open conjectures about the representation theory of the symmetric group?
I am interested mostly in the characteristic 0 case, but conjectures for the modular case can also ...

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### Absolute irreducibility implies free action on framed universal deformation ring

Let $\overline{\rho}: G\longrightarrow \text{GL}_n(\mathbb{F}_p)$ be a residual representation of the Galois group of a number field. Let $R_{\overline{\rho}}^{\square,\text{univ}}$ be the universal ...

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### Ribbon fusion categories for quantum $\mathfrak{sl}_2$ at odd roots of unity

I will work over $\mathbb{C}$. Let $q=e^{2\pi i/N}$, and write $U_{q}(\mathfrak{sl}_2)$ for Lusztig's divided power quantum group for $\mathfrak{sl}_2$.
One can associate to $U_{q}(\mathfrak{sl}_2)$ a ...

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### Simple connectedness of Levi subgroup

Let us consider a connected and simply connected semisimple algebraic group $G$ over $\mathbb{C}$, $B$ a Borel subgroup and $T$ a maximal torus contained in $B$.
Let $P_1$, $P_2$ be two standard ...

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### Representations of a reductive Lie group vie central character and K-types

Let $G$ be a real reductive group, let $\widehat G$ denote the unitary dual and $\widehat G_{adm}\supset\widehat G$ be the admissible dual, i.e., the set of isomorphy classes of irreducible Harish-...

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### What can be said about these tensor representations of $\mathrm{SL}(2)$?

Let $W = V \otimes \dots \otimes V$, the product of $n$ copies of $V = \mathbb{C}^2$. Let $G$ and $H$ be two subgroups of the symmetric group $S_n$ and let $\chi$ be a character of $G$.
Associated to $...

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### Simple highest weight modules of quantum affine algebras

Let $U_q(\hat{\mathfrak g})$ be a quantum affine algebra, and let $L$ be an integrable simple highest weight module of $U_q(\hat{\mathfrak g})$. In [Lu], Lusztig proved that the limit of $L$ when $q\...

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### Is anything known about the center of the Fomin-Kirillov algebra?

Let $\mathcal{B}_{\mathbb{S}_m}$ be the quotient of the Fomin-Kirillov algebra so that its pairing becomes certainly nondegenerate. This algebra is conjecturally isomorphic to the Fomin-Kirillov ...

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### Number of $F_p$-matrices ac=ca, bd = db , ad - da = cb - bc is polynomial in p ? ("Manin matrix variety" - normal ? Cohen–Macaulay ? )

Consider four $n\times n$ matrices $a,b,c,d$ over finite field $F_q$ (or $F_p$ for simplicity), such that they satisfy three equations: $ac=ca,bd=db, ad-da=cb-bc $. Thus an affine algebraic manifold ...

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### Is algebra: ac=ca, bd = db , ad - da = cb - bc ("Manin matrix algebra") - a Koszul algebra?

Question: Consider quadratic algebra with four generators $a,b,c,d,d$ and three relations $ac=ca,bd = db, ad-da = cb - bc$ . Is it a Koszul algebra ? (i.e. Koszul complex is resolution of ground field ...

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### Multiplication factors in folding root systems and Lie algebras by automorphisms

When Stembridge, in the paper Folding by automorphisms, considers folding by automorphism $\sigma$ he considers the root system generated by for each orbit $J$.
$$\sum_{i \in J} \alpha_i .$$
Whereas ...

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### Does the first fundamental representation of $\frak{sp}_n$ generates all the other fundamental representations

Let $\mathfrak{sp_n}$ be the symplectic Lie algebra, that is, the $C_n$ complex simple Lie algebra. Is it true that the first fundamental, which is to say the vector space, representation $V_1$ of $\...

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### Homotopical interpretation of Langlands correspondence

Recently I began learning about homotopy theory, I am very far from being familiar with all the basic notions and constructions, however I heard of the notion of topological modular forms. I also ...

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### Trivial representation of a maximal torus

Let G be a connected compact Lie group and $T\subset G$ a maximal torus. For an irreducible representation $V_\lambda$ of $G$, the multiplicity of the trivial representation of $T$ in $V_\lambda$ is ...

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### Genericity of local representation with a non-generic local A-parameter

Let $\pi$ be an irreducible smooth representation of a classical $p$-adic group. Suppose that $\pi$ has a local L-parameter associated to some non-generic local A-parameter $\psi$. Then I am wondering ...

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### Mulitplicity one property for $\mathcal{D}'$ and $L^2$ over a homogeneous space

Let $G$ and $G_0$ be Lie groups, and suppose that a homogeneous space $X=G/G_0$ have a $G$-invariant measure.
It is known (E.G.F. Thomas showed) that there is an admissible parametrization $\{\mathcal{...

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### Extending the proof of Maschke's Theorem from finite groups to algebras

In the theory of representations of a finite group there is Maschke's Theorem that any finite-dimensional representation of a finite group $G$ can be decomposed into a direct sum of irreducible ...

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### What d.o. $\sum_i f_i(z)\partial_z^i$ correspond to subalgebras $M$ in polynoms $C[x_i]$ being Langlands dual to motive of $Spec(M) \to X$?

Briefly: The question is about presenting explicit examples of the construction discussed in the recent MO question "Relation between motives and geometric Langlands" and Will Sawin's asnwer ...

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### Representation of anti-commuting matrices in $\mathbb{C}^{2}$

This is a cross posting updated question from MSE. I have not got any answers there yet and I really want to understand this problem.
The basic question is the following. Let $V$ be a finite-...

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### Examples when quantum $q$ equals to arithmetic $q$

First, as a disclaimer, I should say that this post is not about any specific propositions, but is more of some philosophical flavor.
In the world of quantum mathematics, the letter $q$ is a standard ...

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### Computing the induced homomorphisms of derived functors using acyclic resolutions

Let's suppose that $F\colon \mathcal A\to \mathcal B$ is a right exact additive functor between abelian categories such that $\mathcal A$ has enough projectives. Standard references shows that if $Q_\...

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### Efficient decomposition algorithm for characters of symmetric groups

Let $\chi$ be a rational character of $G:=S_n$, and we want to know whether it decomposes into irreducibles $\chi_\lambda$, for $\lambda\in\Lambda$, with $\Lambda$ given, as
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\chi=\sum_{\lambda\in\...

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### Known posets of tilting modules for finite dimensional algebras

Question: For which classes of finite dimensional algebras $A$ is the poset of tilting $A$-modules known?
Here two famous examples:
-For the path algebra of a linear oriented quiver of Dynkin type $...

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### In how many ways does a Lie algebra decompose as an orthogonal direct sum of Cartans?

For a prime $p$, the Lie algebra $\mathfrak{su}(p)$ can be decomposed into an orthogonal direct sum of $p+1$ Cartan subalgebras as follows. Consider the clock and shift matrices — these are a pair of ...

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### Classification of complex irreducible representations of $\mathrm{GL}_n(\mathbb{F}_q)$ [duplicate]

Is there a classification of complex irreducible representations of the group $\operatorname{GL}_n(\mathbb{F}_q)$, where $\mathbb{F}_q$ is a finite field with $q$ elements?

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### Is the irreducible $ \mathrm{SU}(3) $ subgroup of $ \mathrm{SU}(6) $ maximal?

$\DeclareMathOperator\SO{SO}\DeclareMathOperator\O{O}\DeclareMathOperator\SU{SU}\DeclareMathOperator\U{U}\DeclareMathOperator\S{S}\DeclareMathOperator\Sp{Sp}\DeclareMathOperator\PSL{PSL}\...

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### Irreducible subspaces in the space of functions on Grassmannian acted by $\mathrm{GL}_n(\mathbb{F}_q)$

$\DeclareMathOperator\GL{GL}\DeclareMathOperator\Gr{Gr}$Let $\mathbb{F}_q$ be a finite field with $q$ elements. Let $\Gr_{i,n}(\mathbb{F}_q)$ denote the Grassmannian of linear $i$-dimensional ...

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### Cohomology of the partial flag variety associated with the minimal nilpotent orbit

Let $G$ be a semi-simple group over complex number; for simplicity let us assume that it is simply laced. Let $X$ be the orbit of the highest root line in the adjoint representation of $G$. This is a ...

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### Representation theory of spinors - Understanding how $\mathrm{SO}_3$ acts in particle physics

$\DeclareMathOperator\U{U}\DeclareMathOperator\SU{SU}\DeclareMathOperator\SO{SO}\DeclareMathOperator\O{O}$I have started to study particle physics, beginning with wikipedia and I am now reading David ...

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### Chevalley-Solomon formula and Weyl character formula

Let $\Phi\subset V$ be a root system of rank $r$ with Weyl group $W$, a choice of positive roots $\Phi_+$ and exponents $d_1, \ldots, d_r$ (i.e. the invariant algebra $(\operatorname{Sym}^\bullet V)^W$...

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### 2-term silting objects in algebras of global dimension at most 2

Let $P$ be a 2-term silting complex (see defintion 2.1 in https://ntnuopen.ntnu.no/ntnu-xmlui/bitstream/handle/11250/2639675/survey_revised14042019.pdf?sequence=1 )in a finite dimensional algebra $A$ ...

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### Is there a quaternionic analogue of Weyl's character formula?

I am pondering about this. The definition of a character makes sense for quaternionic matrices. Indeed, given a quaternionic representation of a quaternionic matrix group such as $GL(n, \mathbb{H})$ ...

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### Depth and codepth of an algebra

Let $A$ be a finite dimensional $K$-algebra over a field $K$ and
$0 \rightarrow A \rightarrow I^0 \rightarrow I^1 \rightarrow \cdots$
a minimal injective coresolution of the regular module $A$.
The ...

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### Order of abelian subgroup of the automorphism group of an abelian group

Suppose $A$ is a finite abelian group and $B\leq\operatorname{Aut}(A)$ is abelian. Is it possible for the order of $B$ to be strictly greater than the order of $A$? What if I additionally impose that ...