Rigid local systems and alternating groups

Robert M. Guralnick, Nicholas M. Katz, Pham Huu Tiep

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Abstract

We show that some very simple to write one parameter families of exponential sums on the affine line in characteristic p have alternating groups as their geometric monodromy groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)295-320
Number of pages26
JournalTunisian Journal of Mathematics
Volume1
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mathematics(all)

Keywords

  • Alternating group
  • Monodromy
  • Rigid local system

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