Summer School 2015 - Les Diablerets
Characters of Finite Groups of Lie type

Les Diablerets

Programme

The following is an initial programme for the summer school; it is subject to possible mild changes. A PDF version of the programme can be downloaded here.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
09:00 - 10:30 Geck Malle Malle Geck Geck
10:30 - 11:00 BREAK
11:00 - 12:30 Malle Geck Geck Malle Malle
12:30 - 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 - 16:00 BREAK FREE AFTERNOON BREAK
16:00 - 17:30 Exercises Exercises Exercises
17:30 - 18:00 BREAK BREAK
18:00 - 19:00 Geck Exercises Malle

Course Outline

It is planned that the topics to be covered in each lecture will be as follows:

  1. Affine algebraic groups, Lang-Steinberg
  2. Root data, generic groups
  3. Deligne Lusztig characters
  4. Jordan decomposition of characters
  5. Unipotent characters
  6. Unipotent characters II
  7. General Jordan decomposition
  8. General Jordan decomposition II
  9. Harish-Chandra theory
  10. Lusztig induction
  11. Green functions and character sheaves
  12. Some applications

Exercises

A PDF version of the exercices can be found here.

Last Updated: 31/08/2015