School Seminars and Colloquia

Shephard groups

Completion Seminar

by Natalie Aisbett

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 22nd November 2010
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract: Reflection groups have been studied extensively since the beginning of the twentieth century. My thesis focuses mainly on the subclass of complex reflection groups called Shephard groups. The majority of this thesis works towards a new classification of the Shephard groups. As well as this, an analysis of affine diagrams has been done to set the framework for the possibility of defining a new class of groups, affine Shephard groups defined analogously to affine Weyl groups. We have studied one family of affine Shephard groups.

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