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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Logic Seminar

Sharply 3-transitive groups
Katrin Tent, Professor, Universit√§t M√ľnster,

Finite sharply 2- and 3-transitive groups were classified
by Zassenhaus in the 1930's and they all arise from field-like
structures. It remained an open question whether the same
is true for infinite groups. I will explain the background
and the answer to this question.

For more information, please contact Alexander Kechris by email at kechris@caltech.edu or visit http://www.math.caltech.edu/~logic/index.html.